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Ageing in Contexts of Migration (Routledge Advances in by Ute Karl,Sandra Torres

By Ute Karl,Sandra Torres

Population getting old and the globalisation of foreign migration are demanding the examine agendas of social scientists worldwide, and posing quite a few demanding situations for coverage makers and practitioners whose target is to formulate and layout top of the range and straightforward regulations and prone. either one of those phenomena have introduced, for instance, awareness to the truth that a growing number of humans around the globe are ageing in nations except these the place they have been born. the truth that aged care sectors worldwide have to recruit employees in the event that they are to address the transforming into variety of older people who will want their prone can also be anything that has been mentioned while inhabitants growing old and the globalisation of overseas migration were debated. The aged care sector’s reliance on individuals with migrant backgrounds has particularly elevated due to those phenomena.


This assortment is hence positioned on the intersection of ageing and migration reviews and takes under consideration a number of the concerns with which this intersection is worried. The chapters during this quantity are written via demonstrated researchers within the box of growing older and migration all over the world. the gathering explores those matters in 3 sections:




  • Elderly care regimes and migration regimes: nationwide perspectives

  • Ageing in contexts of migration: a multifaceted phenomenon

  • Elderly care and migration.

The specialist contributions during this quantity tackle the array of concerns linked to the learn of ageing, previous age and aged care in contexts of migration.

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