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Opening New Spaces: Aging and the Millennium

Journal of Aging & Social Policy

Author: Holstein, M.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1998

Abstract:

Discusses the concept of justice as it relates to critical gerontology & age-related policy planning. The notion of scientific objectivity as applied to the social sciences is critiqued, & it is argued that gerontological research & policy planning should involve a normative component. Justice as it relates to needs assessment is not limited to a distributional pattern; it also requires a just context for the decision-making process. It is concluded that, by incorporating reflexivity & a normative element, critical gerontology will be better able to radically challenge & change the status quo.


Further Details

Full Title: Journal of Aging & Social Policy
Pages: 1-11
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Accession Number: 8.5.03
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 19/08/2013
Keywords: olderpolicy compliance
Reads: 293
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