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The changing meaning of old age

The changing meaning of old age
The changing meaning of old age
The decline in mortality and increase in life expectancy is one of the greatest human achievements of the twentieth century. Increasing life spans offer new opportunities and challenges as we adapt to a new protracted life course. This briefing investigates the changing meaning and timing of old age and makes policy recommendations in response to our ageing society
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ESRC Centre for Population Change
Falkingham, Jane
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McGowan, Teresa
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Falkingham, Jane
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McGowan, Teresa
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Falkingham, Jane , McGowan, Teresa (ed.) (2016) The changing meaning of old age (ESRC Centre for Population Change Briefing Papers, 31) Southampton, GB. ESRC Centre for Population Change

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The decline in mortality and increase in life expectancy is one of the greatest human achievements of the twentieth century. Increasing life spans offer new opportunities and challenges as we adapt to a new protracted life course. This briefing investigates the changing meaning and timing of old age and makes policy recommendations in response to our ageing society

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Published date: 12 February 2016
Organisations: Social Statistics & Demography, Centre for Population Change

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Local EPrints ID: 387266
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/387266
PURE UUID: 41e3ba62-76be-46c1-ab24-2de394466e80
ORCID for Jane Falkingham: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7135-5875

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Date deposited: 19 Feb 2016 12:01
Last modified: 23 Jul 2022 01:49

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