Social Capital as a Health Resource in Later Life: The Relevance of Context

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ISBN: 978-94-017-9614-9 (Print) 978-94-017-9615-6 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-11

    Healthy Ageing: Focus on Social Capital

  3. Social capital and health as a resource for the individual

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-31

      Social Network Type and Health among Older Americans

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      Pages 33-49

      Dynamic Social Capital and Mental Health in Late Life

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      Pages 51-64

      The Importance of Social Capital for Health among Older People: The Bourdieu Perspective

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      Pages 65-85

      Social Capital and Neighbourhood in Older People’s Housing

  4. Social Capital and Health in the Neighbourhood Context

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-107

      Influence of Living Arrangements of Community Dwelling Older Adults on the Association between Social Capital and Health

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      Pages 109-125

      Perceived Social Capital in Self-Defined Urban Neighborhoods as a Resource for Healthy Aging

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      Pages 127-143

      Neighbourhood Social Capital and Women’s Self-Rated Health – Is There an Age Pattern? A Multi-Level Study from Northern Sweden

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      Pages 145-154

      Building Social Capital May Protect against Loss of Well-Being among Older People

  5. Social Capital and Health in Various Countries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-155

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      Pages 157-176

      Social Capital and Self-Rated Health in Older Populations in Lower- and Upper-Middle Income Countries

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      Pages 177-190

      Social Participation and Health: A Cross-Country Investigation among Older Europeans

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      Pages 191-205

      Social Capital and Self-Rated Health among Ageing People in Urban and Rural Locations in Finland and in Europe

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      Pages 207-229

      The Role of Welfare States and Social Capital for Self-Rated Health among Older Europeans

  6. Implications and Recommendations for Research and Practice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 231-231

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      Pages 233-244

      How to Manage with Related Concepts of Research on Wellbeing and Health – A Theoretical Review with Special Reference to Later Life

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      Pages 245-255

      Social Capital and Mental Health Promotion among Older Adults: The Psychosocial Approach

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      Pages 257-264

      Concluding Remarks

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 265-267