CFP Handbook of Inequalities in Later Life (Edward Elgar) - retirement mobilities
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Seeking contributions to the=C2=A0Handbookof Inequalities in Later Life
Editors: Dr Catherine Earl PhD and DrPhilip Taylor Phd FGSA
Thishandbook will be published by Edward Elgar Publishing as part of its Ag= eing,Work and Welfare Series. The volume aims to include around 25 chapters= of originalempirical research from any relevant discipline including inter= disciplinarywork and analyses of professional practice cases and examples. = Ethnographicallyrich chapters that speak to policy challenges are very welc= ome.=20
Amidmuch international debate about the economic and social implications of= increasing longevity and efforts to promote successful ageing this book wil= l beconcerned with the influence of cumulative advantage and disadvantage o= npeople=E2=80=99s later life transitions and outcomes, with a focus on issu= es ofemployment, retirement, wealth, morbidity and mortality. The book will= considerwho will be the winners and losers in the global longevity race an= d how publicpolicy will need to be reshaped in response. Chapters will focu= s on education,race and ethnicity, gender, occupational history and geograp= hy as factors thatmay determine how successful people are at ageing. We aim= to cover a broad rangeof contexts from around the world.=20
Inparticular, we are interested to hear from prospective authors of empiric= ally richstudies that address complexities of systemic inequalities for age= ingpopulations, including ageing populations within demographically young c= ountriesor communities. We envisage chapters approaching intersections of i= nequalities andageing from a range of perspectives and disciplines.
We areseeking contributions of approximately 5000 words that relate to the = following themesand would be pleased to discuss other ideas from potential = contributors.=20
-- firstnations, ethnic minority and migrant communities including cross-cu= ltural,intercultural, etc
-- under-representedor socially marginalised groups and communities such as= LGBTIQ+, non-binary, religiousminorities, childless people and others
-- peopleliving with congenital, acquired or age-related dis/ability, menta= l illness, chronicillness, end-of-life care
-- diverseworkers, such as high skill, low skill, informal and migrant labo= ur, debt slavesand gig workers
-- retirementmobility such as =E2=80=98grey nomads=E2=80=99, transnational = retirement, international medicaltourism, etc
-- prisoners,detainees, patients and inmates of other institutional setting= s
-- sociallyvulnerable people, for example in rural or remote locations, hom= eless,stateless, unemployed, widowed and lonely
Weencourage authors to identify relevant policy gaps and to consider thecum= ulative effect of mainstream policy challenges, such as historical racialpo= licies, gender pay gap, digital divide or unconscious bias, on economicsecu= rity, longevity and inequalities in later life.=20
We particularlywelcome contributions from first nations, minority, disabled= , LGBTIQ+,non-binary and under-represented scholars and authors.
Abstractsare being collected the end of October 2021. Contributions will be= required bythe end of February 2022 and the book will be published by the = end of 2022.
Pleasecontact Catherine Earl (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Philip Taylor = (email@example.com) to discuss a potential contribution andfo= r more information.