Percarity and Ageing: Understanding insecurity and risk in later life

Christopher Phillipson, Amanda Grenier, R Settersten

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This edited collection develops a new approach to understanding the cultural, economic, and social circumstances facing different groups of older people. Exploring a range of topics, the chapters provide a critical review of the concept of precarity, highlighting the experiences of ageing that occur within the context of societal changes tied to declining social protection. The book takes an inter-disciplinarity perspectives demonstrating new forms of inequality emerging in society.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBristol
PublisherPolicy Press
Number of pages258
ISBN (Electronic)978447340881
ISBN (Print)9781447340850
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing


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