AbstractThis chapter examines some ethical and political challenges generated by the increasingly complex needs of an ageing society upon social work. It concentrates on the UK as a case study and critically evaluates related age-graded policies and practices relating to social work and care. The chapter includes a discussion of the on-going ethical tensions between social diversity within an ageing society and the shrinking of formal care provision.
CitationCarey, M. (2019) ‘Issues of Ageing, Social Class, and Poverty’ in Webb, S. (ed) Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work Abingdon, Routledge
DescriptionThis is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge in The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work on 18th January 2019, available online: https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-Critical-Social-Work-1st-Edition/Webb/p/book/9781138578432
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