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  • austerityAgeing through austerity: Critical perspectives from Ireland, edited by Kieran Walsh, Gemma M Carney and Áine Ní Léime, Published in March 2015 by Policy Press

    Contents:

    • Foreword ~ Alan Walker
    • Introduction – social policy and ageing through austerity ~ Kieran Walsh, Gemma M. Carney and Áine Ní Léime
    • Contextualising ageing in Ireland ~ Sheelah Connolly
    • Citizenship in an age of austerity: towards a constructive politics of ageing ~ Gemma M. Carney
    • Active ageing: social participation and volunteering in later life ~ Áine Ní Léime and Sheelah Connolly
    • Pension provision, gender, ageing and work in Ireland ~ Áine Ní Léime, Nata Duvvury and Aoife Callan
    • Interrogating the ‘age-friendly community’ in austerity: myths, realities and the influence of place context ~ Kieran Walsh
    • Reframing policy for dementia in Ireland ~ Eamon O’Shea, Suzanne Cahill and Maria Pierce
    • Between inclusion and exclusion in later life ~ Thomas Scharf and Kieran Walsh
    • Conclusion – beyond austerity: critical issues for future policy ~ Gemma M. Carney, Kieran Walsh and Áine Ní Léime
    • Afterword: Austerity policies and new forms of solidarity ~ Chris Phillipson

    Further information on this book is available on the Policy Press website.

    Read an online article relating to the book: What has it really been like for older people during austerity?, by Kieran Walsh