Age Friendly Cities

A Global Perspective

Edited by Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler, and Chris Phillipson

Age Friendly Cities

Edited by Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler, and Chris Phillipson

Distributed for Bristol University Press

276 pages | 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 | © 2017
Cloth $115.00 ISBN: 9781447331315 Published February 2018 For sale in North and South America only
List of tables and figures
List of abbreviations
Notes on contributors
Series editors’ preface

Part 1: Age-friendly cities and communities: background, theory and development
Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler, Chris Phillipson

The development of age-friendly cities and communities
Samuèle Rémillard-Boilard

Neighbourhood change, social inequalities and age-friendly communities
Fleur Thomése, Tine Buffel, Chris Phillipson

Addressing erasure, microfication and social change: age-friendly initiatives and environmental gerontology in the 21st century
Jessica A. Kelley, Dale Dannefer, Luma Issa Al Masarweh

Part 2: Case studies from Europe, Asia and Australia
Age and gentrification in Berlin: urban ageing policy and the experiences of disadvantaged older people
Meredith Dale, Josefine Heusinger, Birgit Wolter

Towards an ‘active caring community’ in Brussels
An-Sofie Smetcoren, Liesbeth De Donder, Daan Duppen, Nico De Witte, Olivia Vanmechelen, Dominique Verté

Exploring the age-friendliness of Hong Kong: opportunities, initiatives and challenges in an ageing Asian city
David R. Phillips, Jean Woo, Francis Cheung, Moses Wong, Pui Hing Chau

Creating an age-friendly country in Ireland: stakeholders’ perspectives on implementation
Bernard McDonald, Thomas Scharf, Kieran Walsh

Implementing age-friendly cities in Australia
Hal Kendig, Cathy Gong, Lisa Cannon

Part 3: Age-friendly policies, urban design and a manifesto for change
From representation to active ageing in a Manchester neighbourhood: designing the age-friendly city
Stefan White, Mark Hammond

Alternative age-friendly initiatives: redefining age-friendly design
Sophie Handler

Developing age-friendly policies for cities: strategies, challenges and reflections
Paul McGarry

The age-friendly community: a test for inclusivity
Sheila Peace, Jeanne Katz, Caroline Holland, Rebecca L. Jones

Age-friendly cities and communities: a manifesto for change
Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler, Chris Phillipson

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