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Title Active ageing, active learning : issues and challenges / Gillian Boulton-Lewis, Maureen Tam, editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 180 pages)
Series Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, concerns and prospects ; v. 15
Education in the Asia-Pacific region ; v. 15
Contents Lifelong learning, welfare and mental well-being into older age : trends and policies in Europe / John Field -- Issues in learning and education for the ageing / Gilliam M. Boulton-Lewis -- Successful ageing and international approaches to later-life learning / Rick Swindell -- Using narrative inquiry and analysis of life stories to advance elder learning / Nancy Lloyd Pfahl -- Toward critical narrativity : stories of ageing in contemporary social policy / Simon Biggs -- Active ageing : developing a quantitative multidimensional measure / Laurie Buys and Evonne Miller -- Chinese ageism lives on : grassroots reports on elderly learning in Shaanxi, Jiangxi and Jiangsu / Roger Boshier -- Elderly learning in Chinese communities : China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore / Ernest Chui -- Active ageing, active learning : elder learning in Hong Kong / Maureen Tam
Summary This book is concerned with the general issues of ageing, learning and education for the elderly and then with the more specific issues of why, how and what elders want to learn. This monograph consists of 10 chapters written by various internationally renowned researchers and scholar-practitioners in the field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Older people -- Education.
Active learning.
Form Electronic book
Author Boulton-Lewis, Gillian, 1940-
Tam, Maureen.
ISBN 9400721110 (electronic bk.)
9789400721111 (electronic bk.)