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disability, aging, interdisciplinary, international, social policy, population aging, lifecourse perspective
This issue of RDS features eight original articles and art which analyze how disability and aging appear in research, policy and everyday life. Contributors to this international collection use interdisciplinary perspectives to explore the complex relationship between disability and aging, and challenge disability and age related myths and misconceptions.
Chen, B., Jalal, H., Hashimoto, H., Suen, S.-C., Eggleston, K., Hurley, M., Schoemaker, L., & Bhattacharya, J. (2016). Forecasting trends in disability in a super-aging society: Adapting the Future Elderly Model to Japan. NBER Working Paper No. 21870. Retrieved from http://www.nber.org/papers/w21870
Chivers, S. (2013). Care, culture and creativity: A disability perspective on long-term residential care. In P. Armstrong & S.
Braedley (Eds.), Troubling care: Critical perspectives on research and practices (pp. 47-58). Toronto: Canadian Scholar’s Press.
Chivers, S. (2011). The silvering screen: Old age and disability in cinema. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Cook, I. & Halsall, J. (2012). Aging in comparative perspective: Processes and policies. New York: Springer.
Gee, E. (2002). Misconceptions and misapprehensions about population aging. International Journal of Epidemiology, 31, 750-753.
Gilleard, C. & Higgs, P. (2013). Ageing, corporeality and embodiment. London: Anthem Press.
Kudo, S., Mutisya, E., & Nagao, M. (2015). Population aging: An emerging research agenda for sustainable development. Social Sciences, 4, 940-966.
Martin, P., Kelly, N., Kahana, B., Kahana, E., Willcox, B., Willcox, C., & Poon, L. (2015). Defining successful aging: A tangible or elusive concept? The Gerontologist, 55(1), 14-25.
Priestly, M., & Rabiee, P. (2002). Same difference? Older people’s organisations and disability issues. Disability & Society, 17, 597-611.
Putnam, M. (2007). Aging and disability: Crossing network lines. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
Statistics Canada. (2013). Disability in Canada: Initial findings from the Canadian Survey on Disability. Retrieved from http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/89-654-x/89-654-x2013002-eng.pdf
Stone, S.D. (2003). Disability, dependence and old age: Problematic constructions. Canadian Journal on Aging, 22(1), 59-67.
United Nations. (2015). World population prospects. The 2015 revision. Key findings and advance tables. New York: United Nations.
U.S. State Department and National Institute on Aging. (2007). Why population aging matters: A global perspective. Retrieved from https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/publication/why-population-aging-matters-global-perspective
Warner, D. & Brown, T. (2011). Understanding how race/ethnicity and gender define age-trajectories of disability: An intersectionality approach. Social Science & Medicine, 72(8), 1236-1248.
Woods, N., Rillamas-Sun, E., Cochrane, B., La Croix, A., Seeman, T., Tindle, H., … Wallace, R. (2016). Aging well: Observations from the Women’s Health Initiative Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci., 71, Suppl 1: S3-S12.
World Health Organization (WHO). (2015). World report on ageing and health. Retrieved from http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/186463/1/9789240694811_eng.pdf
Zarb, G. & Oliver, M. (1993). Ageing with a disability. What do they expect after all these years? London: University of Greenwich. Retrieved from http://disability-studies.leeds.ac.uk/files/library/Oliver-ageing-with-disability.pdf
Zola, I. (1988). Aging and disability: Toward a unified agenda. Educational Gerontology, 14(5), 365-387.