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Book Review: Researching Age and Multiple Discrimination

Book Review: Researching Age and Multiple Discrimination Researching Age and Multiple Discrimination Reviewed by Pat Williams Lecturer in Adult Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Cardiff University, UK Ward R and Bytheway B (Eds) London: Centre for Policy on Ageing ISBN: 978 1 90109 711 5 Price £10.00 This book includes research studies on discrimination in the older person. It is very well written and gives the reader a clear insight into a varied background of the older population discussed. All studies cover an interesting range of scenarios on the aspects of age discrimination and interestingly are written by different members of the health professions. This gives a more global view of the main topic and therefore allows the reader a deeper understanding of the range and concept of this issue. In spite of the title, the authors do not describe the research in deep methodological detail, which allows the novice researcher to follow each study and understand the intention as well as the main findings and recommendations for practice. There are some excellent sections taken from the transcripts, which quite clearly explain the impact of discrimination from the respondents’ points of view and not just those understood by the researcher. Each study also discusses http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quality in Ageing and Older Adults Pier Professional

Book Review: Researching Age and Multiple Discrimination

Quality in Ageing and Older Adults , Volume 9 (3) – Sep 1, 2008

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Copyright © 2008 by Pier Professional Limited
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1471-7794
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Researching Age and Multiple Discrimination Reviewed by Pat Williams Lecturer in Adult Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Cardiff University, UK Ward R and Bytheway B (Eds) London: Centre for Policy on Ageing ISBN: 978 1 90109 711 5 Price £10.00 This book includes research studies on discrimination in the older person. It is very well written and gives the reader a clear insight into a varied background of the older population discussed. All studies cover an interesting range of scenarios on the aspects of age discrimination and interestingly are written by different members of the health professions. This gives a more global view of the main topic and therefore allows the reader a deeper understanding of the range and concept of this issue. In spite of the title, the authors do not describe the research in deep methodological detail, which allows the novice researcher to follow each study and understand the intention as well as the main findings and recommendations for practice. There are some excellent sections taken from the transcripts, which quite clearly explain the impact of discrimination from the respondents’ points of view and not just those understood by the researcher. Each study also discusses

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Quality in Ageing and Older AdultsPier Professional

Published: Sep 1, 2008

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