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Introduction

Liz Lloyd

in Health and care in ageing societies

Published by Policy Press

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9781861349194
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781447307600 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861349194.003.0001
Introduction

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The introduction sets out the main aims of the book, highlighting the complex relationship between ageing, health and care. It provides an overview of the theoretical orientation of the book, setting out the challenge to contemporary policy priorities for ageing societies and the importance of an ethic of care for this challenge. It also provides an outline of the organisation of the book.

Keywords: Ageing societies; Global policies; Ethics of care; Tertiary prevention

Chapter.  4972 words. 

Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing

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