Researching Later Life and Ageing: Expanding Qualitative Research Horizons

Hardcover | August 21, 2012

EditorMiranda Leontowitsch

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This collection on researching later life and ageing critically reflects upon the qualitative methods used in gaining knowledge of under-researched groups of older people and sets out future research agendas.

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This collection on researching later life and ageing critically reflects upon the qualitative methods used in gaining knowledge of under-researched groups of older people and sets out future research agendas.

MIRANDA LEONTOWITSCH is a lecturer in Qualitative Research Methods at St George's University of London, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:232 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:August 21, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230280471

ISBN - 13:9780230280472

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AcknowledgementsNotes on ContributorsIntroduction; M. LeontowitschPART I: RESEARCH AGENDASLater Life as an Arena of Change; P. HiggsResearching the Body and Embodiment in Later Life; L. Hurd ClarkeReconceptualising Later Life: Using Qualitative Methods to Refine Understanding of New Ageing Populations; K. LowtonPART II: UNDER-RESEARCHED AGEING POPULATIONSLearning to be Pakistani the Female Way: Issues of Identity, Trust and Recruitment when Researching Older Pakistani Muslims in the UK; M. Zubair, W. Martin & C. Victor 

Piecing Together Experiences of Older People with Intellectual Disability; C. BigbyInterviewing Older Men; M.LeontowitschPART III: OLD AND NEW QUALITATIVE METHODSUsing Focus Groups for Researching End of Life Care Issues with Older People; J. SeymourUsing Online Methods to Interview Older Adults about their Romantic and Sexual Relationships; S. MaltaGrowing Old for Real: Women, Image and Identity; M. McMaster 

Afterword: Issues, Agendas and Modes of Engagement; B. Marshall

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