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Misa Izuhara

Misa Izuhara is Senior Research Fellow in the School for Policy Studies at the University of Bristol, UK. She has been working extensively in the areas of ageing and intergenerational relations, housing and social change, and comparative policy analysis between the East and the West. She is the Editor of the international journal, Policy & Politics.

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Ageing and intergenerational relations

Family reciprocity from a global perspective

Edited by Misa Izuhara

This book explores the exchange of support between generations and examines variations in contemporary practice and theory in different societies around the world. It draws on theoretical perspectives to discuss both newly emerging patterns of family reciprocity and more established ones affected by changing issues in contemporary societies.

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Comparing social policies

Exploring new perspectives in Britain and Japan

Edited by Misa Izuhara

This book provides a rich background to the development of post-war social policy in Britain and Japan. Ageing, domestic violence, housing, homelessness, and health are chosen for analysis, each exploring its development process of policy and practices, current issues, and future directions.

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The harassment and abuse of older people in the private rented sector

Help the Aged funded this major study because of concerns that older people living in private rented housing were vulnerable to abuse and harassment by landlords. Drawing upon detailed research with older people, professionals and landlords in six different localities, the report provides the first major study of this important issue.

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