Christopher Phillipson

Professor de Sociologia e Gerontologia Social na Universidade de Manchester | Professor of Sociology and Social Gerontology, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester


Chris Phillipson is Professor of Sociology and Social Gerontology in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Manchester. He has led a number of research programmes concerned with family and community life in old age, problems of poverty and social exclusion, social theory and ageing, and issues relating to urbanisation and migration. He has a particular interest in questions relating to the relationship between urban development and population ageing. He has published numerous books and research papers on various topics relating to the development of ageing populations. Chris is the co-director of the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA). He is a Fellow of the British Gerontological Society and the Gerontological Society of America. His latest books are: COVID-19, Inequality and Older People: Everyday Life During the Pandemic (Policy Press, co-authored), and Ageing in Place in Urban Environments: Critical Perspectives (Routledge Books, co-authored). 

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