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Wellbeing, independence and mobility: an introduction

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This paper introduces the theme of the special issue on wellbeing, independence and mobility. We begin with outlining the complexity of each of these notions and then turn towards their interdependence. It is argued that the links between wellbeing, independence and mobility are manifold and contextual in older people's everyday lives: they differ between places, between individuals and across phases in each individual's unique lifecourse. The inherent complexity of those links can be examine...

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Published
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1017/S0144686X10001467

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Transport Studies Unit
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Ageing and Society Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
5
Pages:
719-733
Publication date:
2011-07-05
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EISSN:
1469-1779
ISSN:
0144-686X
URN:
uuid:2fe01fd7-91ee-4f4d-a996-74441e370444
Local pid:
ora:8609

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