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NEW UNDERSTANDINGS 2014 :: British Society of Gerontology
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Keynote: Professor Chris Phillipson
From the publication of his
first book, Capitalism and the Construction of Old Age to his
latest volume, Ageing
, Professor Phillipson
has challenged us to examine assumptions and key issues.
work consistently calls for a critical approach to ageing studies.
Professor Phillipson joined Sociology at the University of Manchester in November 2012 and took up his role as co-Director of MICRA in January 2013.
Prior to joining Manchester he was Professor of Applied Social Studies and Social Gerontology at Keele University where he founded the Centre for Social Gerontology.
He continues to hold an honorary position at Keele University.
is a former Deputy-Chair of the ESRC
Training and Development Board.
In 2008 he was elected a Fellow of the British Gerontological Society and a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America in 2012.
received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the British Society of Gerontology
Chris's presentation slides are available here:
Chris Phillipson Keynote Presentation Slides (485k)
Events | Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging
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Transforming Work and Retirement: Problems and Prospects for Extending Working Life - Dr. Chris Phillipson, Director of the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA)
Transforming Work and Retirement: Problems and Prospects for Extending Working Life - Dr. Chris Phillipson, Director of the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA)Public Lecture
October 17th, 2014
OCTOBER 17TH, 2014
Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Great Room B/C, Niagara Falls, ON
Christopher Phillipson, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Professor Chris Phillipson is Director of the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA).
Before moving to the University of Manchester in 2012, Chris Phillipson held a variety of posts at Keele University including Dean of Research for the Social Sciences and Director of the Social Science Research Institutes.
He was also a Pro-Vice Chancellor for the University and founded (in 1987) the Centre for Social Gerontology.
He has published extensively on a range of topics in the field of ageing, including work in the field of family and community studies, social inclusion/ exclusion, urban sociology, and social theory.
FUTURAGE :: Project oversight
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Chris Phillipson, Keele University, United Kingdom
Past Research (HCIC) - University of Alberta
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Chris Phillipson, Professor of Applied Social Studies and Social Gerontology at Keele University stated "This volume brings togeter a distinguished group of researchers working in the field of rural gerontology and gives an excellent balance between theoretical perspectives and empirical findings.
Family practices in later life (Paperback) - published by The Policy Press
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Pat Chambers, Graham Allan, Chris Phillipson, Mo Ray
Chris Phillipson is Professor of Applied Social Studies and Social Gerontology, at Keele University.