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Environmental Gerontology in Europe and Latin AmericaIntroduction to Environmental Gerontology in Latin America and Europe

Environmental Gerontology in Europe and Latin America: Introduction to Environmental Gerontology... [The chapter introduces us to the issue of environmental gerontology and looks at the relationships between the physical-social environment and the elderly in Europe and Latin America, through geographical and psychosocial approaches. ​Includes a special focus on space and place in population aging research. Explores different levels of socio-spatial analysis. Also, proposes theoretical and methodological approaches to analyse the attributes and functions of the physical-social environment of the elderly. In short, invites readers to reflect on the importance of space and place in the way that we age.] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

Environmental Gerontology in Europe and Latin AmericaIntroduction to Environmental Gerontology in Latin America and Europe

Part of the International Perspectives on Aging Book Series (volume 13)
Editors: Sánchez-González, Diego; Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Vicente

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Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright
© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
ISBN
978-3-319-21418-4
Pages
1 –7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-21419-1_1
Publisher site
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Abstract

[The chapter introduces us to the issue of environmental gerontology and looks at the relationships between the physical-social environment and the elderly in Europe and Latin America, through geographical and psychosocial approaches. ​Includes a special focus on space and place in population aging research. Explores different levels of socio-spatial analysis. Also, proposes theoretical and methodological approaches to analyse the attributes and functions of the physical-social environment of the elderly. In short, invites readers to reflect on the importance of space and place in the way that we age.]

Published: Jun 30, 2015

Keywords: Physical-social environment; Ageing; Environmental gerontology.

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