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Rethinking the geography of ageing

Rethinking the geography of ageing 199- the of Rethinking geography ageing Sarah and Glenda Laws Harper of of London, Department Geography, Royal Holloway, University Egham TW20 UK and Harris Graduate School of Public Studies, OEX, Policy of 1155 E 60th IL USA Street, 60637, University Chicago, Chicago, of State Park, Department Geography, Pennsylvania University, University USA 16802, Pennsylvania I Introduction In in the last review of in Wames 1990, geographical (1990a: 48) questions gerontology, concluded that ’Whatever the intrinsic merits of studies of and the ageing geographical circumstances of have had a moderate on human elderly people, they only impact and academic Four while social in both the on, geography gerontology’. years gerontology UK and USA has made considerable advances in the material it has and draws developed the low of studies of still remains. if Indeed, upon, profile geographical ageing anything the UK at a number of now their (within least), greater geographers publish ageing outside and other outlets. research geographical journals geographical review wishes to address the above issue both the of This by examining range research undertaken and others and by geographers by examining develop- gerontological human ments within which be for the of geography might appropriate study ageing. are the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Progress in Human Geography SAGE

Rethinking the geography of ageing

Progress in Human Geography , Volume 19 (2): 23 – Jun 1, 1995

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199- the of Rethinking geography ageing Sarah and Glenda Laws Harper of of London, Department Geography, Royal Holloway, University Egham TW20 UK and Harris Graduate School of Public Studies, OEX, Policy of 1155 E 60th IL USA Street, 60637, University Chicago, Chicago, of State Park, Department Geography, Pennsylvania University, University USA 16802, Pennsylvania I Introduction In in the last review of in Wames 1990, geographical (1990a: 48) questions gerontology, concluded that ’Whatever the intrinsic merits of studies of and the ageing geographical circumstances of have had a moderate on human elderly people, they only impact and academic Four while social in both the on, geography gerontology’. years gerontology UK and USA has made considerable advances in the material it has and draws developed the low of studies of still remains. if Indeed, upon, profile geographical ageing anything the UK at a number of now their (within least), greater geographers publish ageing outside and other outlets. research geographical journals geographical review wishes to address the above issue both the of This by examining range research undertaken and others and by geographers by examining develop- gerontological human ments within which be for the of geography might appropriate study ageing. are the

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Published: Jun 1, 1995

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