Geographic Mobility and Aging in Place

  • Don E. Bradley
  • Charles F. Longino
Part of the International Handbooks of Population book series (IHOP, volume 1)

Because the popular press has had a long-term interest in the phenomenon of retirement migration, the small proportion of older persons who make long-distance moves has gotten a great deal of public attention. This state of affairs is unfortunate because mobility is richer and much more varied than the popular notion of it suggests and the explanations of mobility that have motivated research on this topic are complex and interesting.

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Migration Europe Transportation Income Marketing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Don E. Bradley
    • 1
  • Charles F. Longino
  1. 1.Department of SociologyEast Carolina UniversityGreenvilleUSA

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