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Book

Incomes and living standards of older people: a comparative analysis

Authors:
WHITEFORD Peter, KENNEDY Steven
Publisher:
HMSO
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
173p.,diags.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Research study providing an empirical analysis of the incomes of older people in 11 countries. Also presents the results, for a narrower range of countries, of an analysis of living standards, defined to include the value of government provided health and education services, as well as disposable cash income. In addition, looks at the role of owner-occupied housing and liquid wealth.

Book

The economics of care of the elderly

Authors:
PACOLET Jozef, WILDERCOM Celeste
Publisher:
Avebury
Publication year:
1991
Pagination:
241p.,tables,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
Aldershot

Set of papers given at a colloquium in March 1990 in Brussels, where a group of economists presented their theoretical and empirical progress on an EC initiated project on the care of elderly people. Divided into 4 parts: part 1: the ageing population and the organisation of the welfare state: macro economic analysis; part 2: significance of informal care of elderly people; part 3: how to meet the needs of elderly people: relevance of micro-economic analysis; and part 4: policy formation for older people. This section includes comparative studies of Belgium, Denmark, Spain, France, West Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, and the United Kingdom.

Book

Social care in Europe

Editors:
MUNDAY Brian, ELY Peter
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication year:
1996
Pagination:
247p.,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
London

Collection of articles looking at the contexts for, and the outcomes of, the diversity of social care provision by the member states of the European Union. The book first addresses how we define social care in Europe and looks at the differences between member states. Goes on to look in more detail at the context for social care provision and the constitutional framework provided by the European Union itself. Further chapters cover Europe's mixed economy of welfare and provide detailed analysis of the impact of social care provision on 3 key clients groups: children and families, disabled people and older people.

Book

European social work curriculum material: a guide to EC literature and organisations

Authors:
GAMPELL Lucy, POTTER William, MUNDAY Brian
Publisher:
University of Kent. European Institute of Social Services
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
180p.
Place of publication:
Canterbury

Bibliography focusing on documents from the 12 EC member states relating to: social welfare policy; general social work policy and practice; and specific areas of social services client-based work. It does not include items on: poverty; social security; homelessness; travellers; and migrants.

Book

The European directory of older age: information and organisations concerned with older people in the 12 EC member states

Editor:
CROSBY Gillian
Publisher:
Centre for Policy on Ageing
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
445p.
Place of publication:
London
Book

Caring for older Europeans: comparative studies in 29 countries

Author:
GIARCHI George Giacinto
Publisher:
Arena
Publication year:
1996
Pagination:
547p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Aldershot

Provides a reference source for various modes of care (both formal and informal) for older people throughout Europe. Each chapter follows the same format and covers: demography; socio-political and administrative background; social security and pensions; housing; health care; mental health care; residential care; personal social services; voluntary care agencies and support organisations; leisure pursuits and education; and older people in rural areas.

Book

European social services

Editor:
MUNDAY Brian
Publisher:
University of Kent. European Institute of Social Services
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
401p.
Place of publication:
Canterbury

Detailed account of social services in the twelve member states of the European Community. Contains sections on: organisation, responsibility and finance for social services; preventative services; children and families; elderly people; people with disabilities; addictions; illnesses; AIDS/HIV; socially excluded people; young people; services for migrants; names and addresses of major public and private social services agencies.

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