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Module SOCIAL GERONTOLOGY POLICY AND PRACTICE

Module code: SP606
Credits: 5
Semester: Year-Long
Department: APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES
International: No
Coordinator: Dr Gloria Kirwan (APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES)
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Political economy, life course and other approaches to ageing; critical analysis of the construction of old age and ageing in the development of pensions, long term care and other relevant policies of the contemporary welfare states; critical examination of pessimistic and optimistic scenarios related to ageing; exploration of older people as a social welfare movement, or as an economic interest group in contemporary societies; critically explore the varied experiences of older age groups.

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