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Articles and book chapters

2021

2020

  • Buffel, T., Doran, P., Ghoff, M., Lang, L., Lewis, C., Phillipson, C. and Yarker, S. (2020) COVID-19 and inequality: Developing an age-friendly strategy for recovery in low-income communities. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 21(4), 271-279.
  • Buffel, T., Rémillard-Boilard, S., Walsh, K., McDonald, B., De Donder, L. (2020) Age-Friendly approaches and old-age exclusion: A cross-city analysis. International Journal of Ageing and Later Life, 14, 89-117.
  • Buffel, T. and Phillipson, C. (2020) Researching older people in gentrifying neighbourhoods. Sociology Review, 30(1), 6-10.
  • Hammond, M., White, S., Christopher, P. (2020) From Precarity to Interdependence: The Role of Age-friendly Communities in Promoting Wellbeing in Excluded Communities. In Bokyo, C., Cooper, R., Dunn, N. (eds.) Designing Future Cities for Wellbeing, Routledge.
  • Hicks, S. and Lewis, C, (2020) Nobody becomes stigmatised ‘all at once’: An interactionist account of stigma on a modernist council estate. Sociological Review. DOI: 10.1177/0038026120931424.
  • Lang, L. (2020) That’s what Fishers do now, we collect rubbish: The making of environmental subjects in a human-disturbed environment in Rio de Janeiro. Ethnos Journal of Anthropology 85(2):371-392, 2020.
  • Lewis, C. and Buffel, T. (2020) Aging in place and the places of ageing, a longitudinal study, Journal of Aging Studies, 54, 100870.
  • Phillipson, C. and Buffel, T. (2020) Age-friendly cities and communities: Policy opportunities and challenges. Journal of Elder Policy, 1(1), 137-154.
  • Prattley, J., Buffel, T., Marshall, A. and Nazroo, J. (2020). Area effects on the level and development of social exclusion in later life, Social Science and Medicine. Available online ahead of print.
  • Wang, Y., Li, J., Zhang, N., Ding, L., Feng, Y., Tang, X., Sun, L. and Zhou, C. (2020) Urban-rural disparities in informal care intensity of adult daughters and daughters-in-law for elderly parents from 1993–2015: Evidence from a national study in China, Social Indicators Research, DOI: 10.1007/s11205-020-02280-4.
  • White, S. and Foale, K. (2020). Making a place for technology in communities: PlaceCal and the capabilities approach, Information, Communication & Society, pp. 1-20.
  • Yarker, S., Heley, J., and Jones, L. (2020) Stewardship of the rural: conceptualising the experiences of rural volunteering in later life. Journal of Rural Studies. Volume 76 184-192.
  • Zhang, N., Wang, L., Zhang, M. and Nazroo, J. (2019) Air quality and obesity at older ages in China: The role of duration, severity and pollutants, PLoS ONE, 14, 12, e0226279, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0226279.

2019

  • Barron, A. (2019) More than representational approaches to the life-course. Social & Cultural Geography, DOI: 10.1080/14649365.2019.1610486.
  • Becares, L. and Zhang, N. (2018) Perceived interpersonal discrimination and older women’s mental health: accumulation across domains, attributions and time, American Journal of Epidemiology. 187, 5, p. 924-932. DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwx326.
  • Buffel, T. and Phillipson, C. (2019) Ageing in a gentrifying neighbourhood: Experiences of community change in later life, Sociology, DOI: 10.1177/0038038519836848.
  • Buffel, T. and James, H. (2019) Working with older people as co-researchers in developing age-friendly communities. Geron, 21(2).
  • Buffel, T., Phillipson, C. and Remillard-Boilard, S. (2019) Age-friendly cities and communities: New directions for research and policy, Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Ageing, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69892-2_1094-1.
  • Buffel, T., Remillard-Boilard, S. and Phillipson, C. (2019) Pour des villes amies des aines:programme d’ action en faveur du vieillissement en milieu urbain. Retraite et Société, 79, 43-60.
  • Buffel, T. and Phillipson, C. (2019) Creating age-friendly communities in urban environments: Research issues and policy recommendations. In Stafford, P.B. (ed) The global age-friendly community movement: A critical appraisal. New York: Berghahn Books.
  • Chandola, T., Mikkilineni, S., Chandran S.A., Bandyopadhyay, S.K., Zhang, N. and Bassanesi, S.L. (2018) Is socioeconomic segregation of the poor is associated with higher premature mortality under the age of 60? A cross-sectional analysis of survey data in major Indian cities. In: BMJ Open, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018885.
  • Degen, M. and Lewis, C. (2019) The changing feel of place: an analysis of temporal atmospheres in Smithfield Market, London, Cultural Geography. DOI: 10.1177/1474474019876625.
  • Doran, P., Burden, S. and Shryne, Nl (2019) Older people living well beyond cancer: The relationship between emotional support and quality of life. Journal of Aging and Health, 31, 10, p. 1850-1871.
  • Guma, T., Woods, N., Yarker, S. and Anderson, J. (2019) It’s that kind of place here”: Solidarity, place-making and civil society response to the 2015 refugee crisis in Wales, UK. Social Inclusion, 7, 2, DOI: 10.17645/si.v7i2.2002.
  • Heley, J., Yarker, S. and Jones, L. (2019) Volunteering in the bath? The rise of micro-volunteering and implications for policy. Policy Studies, DOI: 10.1080/01442872.2019.1645324.
  • Lang, L. (2019) Political ethics and social movements: the virtues and vices of a ‘fishing scab’. Critique of Anthropology, 39(1): 95-117, 2019.
  • Lang, L. (2019) ‘You make do with what you’ve got’: The moral economy of affective labour and makeshift structures in post-industrial Manchester. In: Evans, G. (eds) Post Industrial Precarity: new ethnographies of urban lives in uncertain times. Vernon Press. 2019.
  • Lewis C. (2019) Listening to community: The aural dimensions of neighbouring. The Sociological Review 2019, (ePub ahead of Print).
  • Lewis, C. and May, V. (2019) Competing discourses of belonging and temporality on a modernist housing scheme, Time and Society. DOI: 0961463X19873801.
  • Macintyre, V., Cotterill, S., Anderson, G., Phillipson, C., Benton, J. and French, D. (2019) “I would never come here because I’ve got my own garden”: Older adults’ perceptions of small urban green spaces, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16111994.
  • May, V. and Lewis C. (2019) Researching embodied relationships with place: rehabilitating the sit-down interview. Qualitative Research, 20(2), 127-142.
  • May, V. and Lewis, C. (2019) What makes a research method ‘sensory’? Rehabilitating the sit-down interview, Qualitative Methods. 20(2). DOI: 10.1177/1468794119834186.
  • Phillipson, C. and Goulding, A. (2019) How can older people co-researchers and professionals learn to co-produce together? International Journal of Education and Ageing. 5, 1, p. 5-22.
  • Phillipson, C., Grenier, A., Hatzifilalithis, S., Laliberte Rudman, D., Kobayashi, K. and Marier, P. (2019) Precarity and Aging: A Scoping Review, The Gerontologist, DOI: 10.1093/geront/gnz135.
  • Zhang, N. (2019) Urban-rural disparities in cardiovascular risks among middle-aged and older Chinese: Two decades of urbanisation, Ageing and Society. p. 1-23 23.

2018

  • Buffel, T. (2018) Social research and co-production with older people. Developing age-friendly communities. Journal of Aging Studies, 44, 52-60.
  • Buffel, T. (2018) Older co-researchers exploring age-friendly communities. An ‘insider’ perspective on the benefits and challenges of peer-research. The Gerontologist. doi:10.1093/geront/gnx216.
  • Buffel, T. and Phillipson, C. (2018) A manifesto for the age-friendly movement: Developing a new urban agenda. Journal of Aging and Social Policy.
  • Buffel, T. and Doran, P. (2018) Translating research into action: Involving older people in co-producing knowledge about age-friendly neighbourhood interventions. Working with Older People.
  • Buffel, T., Handler, S. and Phillipson, C. (2018) Introduction: Developing age-friendly cities and communities. A global perspective. In Buffel, T., Handler, S. and Phillipson, C. (eds) Age-friendly cities and communities: A global perspective. Bristol: Policy Press.
  • Buffel, T., Thomese, F. and Phillipson, C. (2018) Neighbourhood change, social inequalities and age-friendly communities. In Buffel, T., Handler, S. and Phillipson, C. (eds) Age-friendly cities and communities: A global perspective. Bristol: Policy Press.
  • Buffel, T., Handler, S. and Phillipson, C. (2018) Developing age-friendly cities and communities: A manifesto for change. In Buffel, T., Handler, S. and Phillipson, C. (eds) Age-friendly cities and communities: A global perspective. Bristol: Policy Press.
  • Cotterell, N., Buffel, T. and Phillipson, C. (2018) Preventing social isolation in older people. Maturitas, 10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.04.014.
  • Greenfield, E., Black, K., Buffel, T. and Yeh, J. (2018) Community Gerontology: A Framework for Research, Policy and Practice on Communities and Aging, The Gerontologist.
  • Del Barrio, E., Marsillas, S., Buffel, T., Smetcoren, A. S., and Sancho, M. (2018). From Active Aging to Active Citizenship: The Role of (Age) Friendliness. Social Sciences, 7(8), 134.
  • Hicks S. and Lewis C. (2018) Investigating Everyday Life in a Modernist Public Housing Scheme: The Implications of Residents’ Understandings of Well-Being and Welfare for Social Work. The British Journal of Social Work, 49(3), 806–823.
  • Hammond, M., (2018). Spatial Agency: Creating New Opportunities for Sharing and Collaboration in Older People's Cohousing, Urban Science, 2 (3), pp. 64-64.
  • Lang, L. (2018) Making and enabling the commons: rights, obligations and civic engagement in Cheetham Hill. In Symons, J. and Lewis, C. (eds) Realising the City: Urban Ethnography in Manchester, Manchester University Press, pp. 107–128.
  • Lewis, A. (2018) Insight: Mitigating overheating. In Park, J. and Porteus, J. (eds.) Age-friendly housing: Future design for older people. London: Royal Institute of British Architects.
  • Lewis C. (2018) Making community through the exchange of material objects. Journal of Material Culture, 23(3), 295-311.
  • Lewis, C., May, V., Hicks, S., Costa Santos, S. and Bertolino, N. (2018) Researching the home using architectural and social science methods. Methodological Innovations, 11(2).
  • Matthews, K., Nazroo, J., Buffel, T., Demakakos, P. and Prattley, J. (2018) ‘Area and its relation to social inequality and wellbeing in later life’, In The Dynamics of Ageing: Evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing 2002-16, Banks, J., Batty, G.D., Nazroo, J., Oskala, A. and Steptoe, A. (eds.) London: The Institute for Fiscal Studies ISBN 978-1- 912805-11-2.
  • McGarry, P., (2018) Developing age-friendly policies for cities: Strategies, challenges and reflections. In Buffel, T., Handler, S., and Phillipson, C. (eds.) Age-friendly cities and communities: A global perspective, Bristol: Policy Press, pp. 231-250.
  • Phillipson, C. (2018) The role of community and the environment in the lives of older people: Understanding local and global social change. Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 38, 1, p. 165-181.
  • Phillipson, C. (2018) Developing age-friendly work in the twenty-first century: New challenges and agendas, Working with Older People, 22, 1, p. 3-8 p.
  • Repetti, M., Phillipson, C. and Calasanti, T. (2018) Retirement Migration in Europe: A Choice for a Better Life? Sociological Research Online, DOI: 10.1177/1360780418782243.
  • White, S. and Hammond, M. (2018) From representation to active ageing in a Manchester neighbourhood: designing the age-friendly city. In Buffel, T., Handler, S. and Phillipson, C. (eds.) Age-friendly Cities and Communities A Global Perspective, Bristol: Policy Press.
  • Yarker, S. (2018) Tangential attachments: Towards a more nuanced understanding of the impacts of cultural urban regeneration on local identities. Urban Studies, 55, 15, p. 3421-3436.

2017

  • Buffel, T. and Phillipson, C. (2017) Globalization and urban ageing: New agendas for geographical gerontology. In Skinner, M., Andrews, G. and Cutchin, M.P. (eds) Geographical Gerontology: Concepts and Approaches, pp. 125-138, New York: Routledge.
  • Buffel, T., Skyrme, J. and Phillipson, C. (2017) Connecting research with social responsibility. Developing “age-friendly” communities in Manchester, UK. In Shek, D. and Hollister, R. (eds) University social responsibility and quality of life. Concepts and experiences in the global world, Singapore: Springer.
  • Grenier, A., Lloyd, L. and Phillipson, C. (2017) Precarity in Later Life: Re-thinking dementia as a 'frailed' old age, Sociology of Health and Illness, 39(2), p. 318-330.
  • Grenier, A., Phillipson, C., Laliberte Rudman, D., Hatzifilalithis, S., Kobayashi, K. and Marier, P. (2017) Precarity in late life: Understanding new forms of risk and insecurity, Journal of Aging Studies, 43, p. 9-14.
  • Lewis C. (2017) Turning houses into homes: Living through urban regeneration in East Manchester. Environment and Planning A, 49(6), 1324-1340.
  • Remillard-Boilard, S., Buffel, T. and Phillipson, C. (2017) Involving older residents in age-friendly developments: From information to co-production mechanisms. Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 31: 146-159.
  • White, S. (2017) From representation to active ageing in a Manchester neighbourhood: designing the Age-friendly City. In Buffel, T., Handler, S. and Phillipson, C. (eds.) Age-Friendly Communities: A Global Perspective, Bristol: Policy Press.
  • White, S., (2017) Including Architecture: What difference can we make?. In Boys, J. (eds.) Architectural Design and Disability: A Critical Reader, Routledge, London.
  • Yarker, S. (2017) Everday Economic Geographies. Geography Compass. DOI: 10.1111/gec3.12324
  • Yarker, S. (2017) Reconceptualising comfort as part of local belonging: the use of confidence, commitment and irony, Social and Cultural Geography, DOI: 10.1080/14649365.2017.1373301.

2016

  • Buffel, T. and Phillipson, C. (2016) Can global cities be ‘age-friendly cities'? Urban development and ageing populations. Cities, 55: 94-100.
  • Buffel, T., McGarry, P., Phillipson, C., …, Smetcoren, A. and Verte, D. (2016) Developing age-friendly cities: Case Studies from Brussels and Manchester. In Fitzgerald, K.G. and Caro, F.G. (eds) International perspectives on age-friendly cities. New York: Routledge.
  • Buffel, T. and Phillipson, C. (2016) Constructions of home among first-generation migrants living in Belgium and England. In Nare, L. and Walsh, K. (eds) Re-thinking home. Transnational migration and older age. New York: Routledge, pp 63-74.
  • Jeste, D. V., Blazer, D. G., Buckwalter, K. C., Cassidy, K. L. K., Fishman, L., Gwyther, L. P., Levin, S. M., Phillipson, C., Rao, R. R., Schmeding, E., Vega, W. A., Avanzino, J. A., Glorioso, D. K. and Feather, J. (2016) Age-Friendly Communities Initiative: Public Health Approach to Promoting Successful Aging. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 24, 12, p. 1158-1170.
  • Lewis C. (2016) Regenerating community’? Urban change and narratives of the past. Sociological Review, 64(4), 912-928.
  • Phillipson, C. (2016) Ageing in Urban Environments: Challenges and Opportunities for a Critical Social Work Practice. In Williams, C. (ed). Social work and the city: Urban themes in 21st Century social work. Ist ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, p. 151-173 23 p.
  • Yarker, S. (2016) Social housing as built heritage: the presence and absence of affective heritage, In: Tolia-Kelly, D. T., Waterton, E. & Watson, S. (eds.). Heritage, Affect and Emotion: Politics, Practices and Infrastructures. London: Routledge, p. 237-254.

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