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Social class in later life : Power, identity and lifestyle, Paperback / softback Book

Social class in later life : Power, identity and lifestyle Paperback / softback

Edited by Marvin Formosa, Paul Higgs


Attention to social class is a major issue confronting the study of ageing in the 21st century, yet it has been significantly overlooked to date. Social class in later life provides the most up-to-date collection of new and emerging research relevant to contemporary debates on the relationship between class, culture, and later life It explores the interface between class dynamics and later life, whilst acting as a critical guide to the ways in which age and class relations 'interlock' and 'intersect' with each other, whilst examining the emergence of new forms of inequalities alongside the interrogation of more traditional divisions.

Social class in later life brings together a range of international high profile scholars to develop a more sophisticated, analytical and empirical understanding of class dynamics in later life.

It will be of major interest to students and researchers examining the implications of global ageing, and will appeal to scholars concerned with the development of a more critical and engaged gerontology.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 208 pages, No
  • Publisher: Policy Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social classes
  • ISBN: 9781447300571



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