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Deprivation and its measurement in later life: findings from a mixed-methods study in Ireland
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, 2012-11)
Against the background of an ageing population and the current economic recession, the research reported here explores deprivation, and its measurement, for diverse groups of older people living in Ireland. We assess the ...
Ageing in changing community contexts: cross-border perspectives from rural Ireland and Northern Ireland
Ongoing demographic, social, economic and cultural changes point to the dynamic and continually changing contexts of rural areas in Ireland and Northern Ireland. However, the influence of such changes on the lives of older ...
Exploring Community Perceptions of the relationship between age and social exclusion in rural areas
This paper aims to explore, for the first time, community perceptions of the relationship between age and social exclusion in rural areas of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Design/methodology/approach The ...
The impact of government policy on social exclusion of older people: a review of the literature (
(Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (UK), 2004-08)
This report presents the findings of research that reviews the impact of Government policy on the social exclusion of older people. The research was commissioned by the Social Exclusion Unit in July 2003, and is mainly ...
Rural Disadvantage: Quality of life and disadvantage amongst older people - a pilot study
(Commission for Rural Communities (UK), 2006-02)
This study highlights different forms of disadvantage experienced by older people living in diverse rural settings. It addresses the experience of disadvantage across the life course, and the impacts of such disadvantage ...
Necessities of life: older people s experiences of poverty.
(Help The Aged, 2006)
This report presents findings from a study which seeks to inform the development of alternative approaches to the measurement of older people¿s poverty.The research, developed using qualitative techniques, explicitly focuses ...
Older people in rural communities: exploring attachment, contribution and diversity in rural Ireland and Northern Ireland
(Healthy Ageing in Rural Communities (HARC) Research Network, 2010)
This report documents research on older people living in three rural case-study areas across the island of Ireland. The work originated from within the Healthy Ageing in Rural Communities (HARC) research network, which was ...
Multiple exclusion and quality of life amongst excluded older people in disadvantaged neighbourhoods
(Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (UK), 2005-03)
This report highlights the experiences of older people whose lives are affected by multiple forms of social exclusion, and represents part of the Social Exclusion Unit¿s new focus on excluded older people. Despite growing ...
An overview of intergenerational programmes in Ireland
(Age Action Ireland, 2012)
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Imagery and imaginary of islander identity: Older people and migration in Irish small-island communities
This article examines the imagery and imaginaries of islander identity and makes an original contribution to the fields of gerontology and nissology. Drawing on data collected through in-depth interviews with 19 older ...