The Law And Older People by John WilliamsThe Law And Older People by John Williams

The Law And Older People

byJohn WilliamsEditorJohn Williams

Hardcover | October 8, 2017

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This book looks at the historical background to the law's approach to ageing, focusing on questions such as:

  • Has the law promoted ageism? 
  • How well has the law protected older people against discrimination, abuse and social exclusion?
  • How effective will new prohibitions on age discrimination be when they come into force?

Themes include the ways in which the law has a distinct impact on the lives of older people, human rights, housing, finance, health and social care, discrimination, crime, abuse and the state's reaction, and poverty and social exclusion.

John Williams, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
Title:The Law And Older PeopleFormat:HardcoverDimensions:350 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:October 8, 2017Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415454212

ISBN - 13:9780415454216

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Historical Context; What is 'Old Age'?  3. Human Rights and Older People  4. Health and Social Care  5. Property, Housing and Finance  6. Discrimination  7. Criminal Law and Older People  8. The Abuse of Older People  9. Conclusion