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Managing Older People's Assets: Does Rurality make a Difference?

Tilse, Cheryl and Rosenman, Linda and Peut, Jenny and Ryan, Jody and Wilson, Jill and Setterhund, Deborah (2006) Managing Older People's Assets: Does Rurality make a Difference? Rural Society: the Journal of Research into Rural and Regional Social Issues in Australia, 16 (2). pp. 169-185. ISSN 1037-1656

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Abstract

This paper explores some of the issues relating to asset management for older people in non-urban Australia using data from a research program that is seeking to gain improved understanding of the prevalence and nature of asset management practices on behalf of older Australians. It recognises the relevant issues in relation to rurality identified in the literature, some of the complexities of succession planning and managing rural assets, particularly family farms, explores differences related to rurality from a national survey, in depth interviews with rural carers and focus groups with public trust officers and points the way forward for future research.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1502 Banking, Finance and Investment
FOR Classification > 1607 Social Work
FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Other
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 03 May 2012 02:12
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2013 04:21
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/3098
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