Book Volume 31 2007

Quality of Life in Old Age

International and Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives


ISBN: 978-1-4020-5681-9 (Print) 978-1-4020-5682-6 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Understanding Quality of Life in Old Age

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-13

      International and Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives on Quality of Life in Old Age: Conceptual Issues

    3. Chapter

      Pages 15-30

      Quality of Life in Older Age: What Older People Say

  3. Key Aspects of Quality of Life

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 32-32

    2. Chapter

      Pages 33-47

      Well-being, Control and Ageing: An Empirical Assessment

    3. Chapter

      Pages 49-64

      Social Resources

    4. Chapter

      Pages 65-84

      Economic Resources and Subjective Well-Being in Old Age

    5. Chapter

      Pages 85-100

      Quality of Life in Old Age, Inequality and Welfare State Reform: A Comparison Between Norway, Germany, and England

    6. Chapter

      Pages 101-122

      Environmental Aspects of Quality of Life in Old Age: Conceptual and Empirical Issues

    7. Chapter

      Pages 123-150

      The Environments of Ageing in the Context of the Global Quality of Life among Older People Living in Family Housing

    8. Chapter

      Pages 151-165

      Perceived Environmental Stress, Depression, and Quality of Life in Older, Low Income, Minority Urban Adults

    9. Chapter

      Pages 167-177

      Ageing and Quality of Life in Asia and Europe: A Comparative Sociological Appraisal

    10. Chapter

      Pages 179-194

      Ethnicity and Quality of Life

    11. Chapter

      Pages 195-213

      Health and Quality of Life

    12. Chapter

      Pages 215-232

      Care-related Quality of Life: Conceptual and Empirical Exploration

  4. Conclusions and Outlook

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 234-234

    2. Chapter

      Pages 235-248

      Quality of Life in Old Age: Synthesis and Future Perspectives

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 249-259