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Redefining old age

Eric C. Midwinter

Redefining old age

a review of CPA"s recent contributions to social policy

by Eric C. Midwinter

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Published by Centre for Policy on Ageing in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Services for -- Great Britain.,
    • Older people -- Government policy -- Great Britain.,
    • Old age assistance -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEric Midwinter.
      SeriesCPA papers ;, 1
      ContributionsCentre for Policy on Ageing (London, England)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1481.G52 M54 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 46 p. ;
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2459849M
      ISBN 100904139557
      LC Control Number87165004
      OCLC/WorldCa17919062

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