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Series Editors Introduction: Rupert Maclean.- Preface.- Foreword: Richard G. Bagnall.- Introduction: Gillian M. Boulton-Lewis.- Section I: Ageing Issues and Provisions for Learning.- 1. Lifelong Learning, Welfare and Mental Well-being into Older Age: Trends and Policies in Europe: John Field.- 2. Issues in Learning and Education for the Ageing: Gillian M. Boulton- Lewis.- 3. Successful Ageing and Some International Approaches to Later Life Learning: Rick Swindell.- Section II: Research Methods on Ageing Issues. 4. Using Narrative Inquiry and Analysis of Life Stories to Advance Elder Learning: Nancy Lloyd Pfahl.- 5. Toward Critical Narrativity: Stories of Ageing in Contemporary Social Policy: Simon Biggs.- 6. Active Ageing: Developing a Quantitative Multidimensional Measure: Laurie Buys and Evonne Miller.- Section III: Provisions for Ageing in Parts of Asia and Hong Kong.- 7. Chinese Ageism Lives On: Grassroots Reports on Elderly Learning in Shaanxi, Jiangxi and Jiangsu: Roger Boshier.- 8. Elderly Learning in Chinese Communities - China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore: Ernest Chui.- 9. Active Ageing, Active Learning: Elder Learning in Hong Kong: Maureen Tam.- List of Authors: Biographical Details.

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Professor Emeritus Gillian Boulton-Lewis is currently an adjunct professor at the Queensland University of Technology and Professor of Teacher Education at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji. Her research interests are in learning and its implications for education across the lifespan. Her recent research is focused on moral development in early childhood, ageing and learning, and sustainable communities for seniors. She has published widely and been involved with a large number of funded research projects. Maureen Tam is Associate Professor in Elderly Education in the Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning at the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd). She is also Deputy Director of the Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development in the Institute and concurrently Academic Coordinator of the HKIEd Elder Academy. Her recent research interests are elder learning and active ageing and she holds a HKIEd Internal Research Grant to conduct a critical international review of the state of theorization, policy and research in elderly learning and education.

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