Jolanta Perek-Białas and Andreas Hoff , Introduction: Developing the ‘Sociology of Ageing’ to Tackle the Challenge of Ageing Societies in Central and Eastern Europe
I. Perceptions of older persons
Marta Sugareva, Kamellia Lillova, Public perception of the elderly and agediscrimination
Katarzyna Wądołowska, Image of the typical elderly Poles
II. Pension system and retirement
Katsiaryna Padvalkava, Knowledge about pensions in Belarus: How much is enough?
Maciej Grodzicki, Pension reform and retirement behaviour in Poland – interdisciplinary analysis
Łucja Krzyżanowska, Fear is a bad adviser – consequences of negative attitudes of the Poles towards the pension system
III. Migration and housing
Ágnes Neményi, Kinga Gal, The role of aged people in migrant rural families in Romania
Marek Niezabitowski, Elderly people in residential environment
Gretchen Garniss, Independent senior housing in Poland? Leading issues in the market
IV. Sociology of healthy ageing and care
Beata Tobiasz-Adamczyk, Piotr Brzyski, Monika Brzyska, Different types of maltreatment and health-related quality of life in older age
Jiří Remr, Typology of family care for dependent seniors
V. How to tackle the challenge of the sociology of ageing in CEE countries?
Sarmite Mikulioniene, Sociological research on ageing in Latvia and Lithuania: responding to the challenge of ageing?
Notes about contributors