Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume I: by Andrzej Klimczuk

By Andrzej Klimczuk

Ageing populations are a huge attention for socio-economic improvement within the early twenty-first century. This demographic swap is principally noticeable as a hazard instead of as a chance to enhance the standard of human existence, particularly in Europe, the place growing old has led to a discount in financial competitiveness. fiscal Foundations for inventive growing old coverage mixes the silver economic climate, the artistic economic climate, and the social financial system to build optimistic strategies for an getting old inhabitants. Klimczuk covers theoretical analyses and case examine descriptions of excellent practices to indicate thoughts which may be across the world popularized.

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1 Relationship between the Various Forms of Capital of Older People. Source: Own elaboration. Forms of Older People’s Capital 27 of resources that are consciously acquired by the personal investment of time and effort, and is passively inherited through family socialization. This capital expresses itself through habitus, that is, individual character and way of thinking. Habitus is also determined by the internalization of norms and values inherited from one’s family in accordance with patterns that have been established in a given social class.

This is manifested, for example, in luxury or the freedom of practicing and admiring art for art’s sake. In contrast, other classes perceive the behavior of these elites as incomprehensible and at worst exclusive. This distinction is reflected, for example, in abstract painting, music without rhythm or melody, or novels with no traditional form and structure. Taking the above into account allows us further to explain why institutions for older adults are sometimes seen as an exclusive and closed.

Understanding Bourdieu. London: Sage Publications, 2002. org/C0QTR W4QF0 Key Terms ageism cultural capital human capital social capital symbolic capital symbolic violence Chapter 3 Creativity and Ageing: Concepts and Controversies This chapter provides a brief and thought-provoking review of concepts associated with the creativity of older adults, changes in creativity with age, and the impact of creativity on health and longevity. The main part of this chapter will be dedicated to discussing the possibility of adaptation to an ageing policy, a concept of creative capital introduced by Richard Florida1 in the field of regional and innovation policy.

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