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  • Formosa, Marvin (Allied Newspapers Ltd., 2017-07)
    There is no doubt that the term active ageing' has become a catchphrase of our era, a slogan bandied about in conferences, symposia, and seminars by academics, policy-makers, trade unionists, non-governmental organisations ...
  • Borg, Carmel; Formosa, Marvin (Lifelong Learning in Europe, 2013)
    In an age where the official, adult-education component of lifelong learning is dominated by the discourse of employability and performativity, reclaiming the radical agenda of critical, adult, active citizenship is not ...
  • Formosa, Marvin (Midsea Books, 2012)
    An ageing population presents itself as an opportunity to communities because many older adults are committed, long-time residents, who contribute their time and energy to local issues. Older persons are both a social ...
  • Formosa, Marvin (2008)
    Book review of Mayo, P. (2008). Adult education in Malta. Germany: DVV International.
  • Formosa, Marvin (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
    Book review of Baars, J., Dohmen, J., Grenier, A. and Phillipson, C. (eds.) (2013). Ageing, meaning and social structure: Connecting critical and humanistic gerontology.
  • Scerri, Charles; Ferry, Peter; Scerri, Anthony; Farrugia Bonello, Rosette; Zahra, Anthony; Mamo, David (Medical Portals Ltd., 2013)
    In these last few years, there has been a growing consensus in Europe and beyond on the need of increasing research on neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias. The societal ...
  • Ferry, Peter (Malta College of Family Doctors, 2013-12)
    Diogenes Syndrome is a syndrome of extreme selfneglect, domestic squalor, excessive hoarding, social withdrawal and refusal of all help and lack of concern regarding one’s personal residential situation. A case report of ...
  • Lofaro, Thomas; Falzon, Stephanie; Ferry, Peter (Malta Medical Journal, 2010)
    The neuroleptic malignant syndrome is a rare and potentially lethal reaction which is usually associated with the use of medications with antidopaminergic properties. This article describes the case of an elderly gentleman ...
  • Formosa, Marvin (Lit Verlag, 2009)
    Class Dynamics in Later Life examines the extent that older persons, despite their estrangement from the productive process, are still dynamically engaged in class structuring and action. It argues that class remains a key ...
  • Formosa, Marvin (Jamtli Förlag, 2013)
    This chapter examines the relationship between creative pursuits in later life and personal empowerment. Unfortunately, the relationship between creativity and ageing remains to this very day highly vague and ill-defined. ...
  • Formosa, Marvin (International Journal of Education and Ageing, 2011)
    This article elaborates upon the initial statement of first principles for critical educational gerontology [CEG] established by Glendenning and Battersby some two decades ago, whilst taking stock of the body of critique ...
  • Formosa, Marvin (Journal of Contemporary Educational Studies, 2012)
    The goal of this article is to document the planning and coordination of an older adult learning program premised upon the tenets of critical geragogy. The learning program took place in Dingli, Malta, and was called ...
  • Formosa, Marvin (Education and Ageing, 2002)
    Despite the recent increase in the number of publications in the field of educational gerontology, remarkably little has been published on ‘gerogogy’. The aim of this research article is to integrate critical gerogogy ...
  • Formosa, Marvin (Humanities and Social Sciences, 2013)
    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are driving profound changes in the way in which individuals, organizations and governments interact. In particular, the internet has been a major force behind the development ...
  • Fragoso, Antonio; Formosa, Marvin (University of Ljubljana, 2014)
    The learning partnership on older men learning was primarily an opportunity for researchers from different countries to establish a path for a future common understanding of the interface between masculinities and older ...
  • Formosa, Marvin (Educational Gerontology, 2012)
    This article reports a critical analysis of older adult education in Malta. In educational gerontology, a critical perspective demands the exposure of how relations of power and inequality, in their myriad forms, combinations, ...
  • Formosa, Marvin (1998)
    Overall, the proceedings is a challenging read. The approach is highly abstract, most papers are thought engaging, and as a whole promotes a new path for lifelong education. It acknowledges learners not as merely objects, ...
  • Formosa, Marvin (International Review of Education, 2012)
    The purpose of this article was to evaluate the policies guiding late-life education in Malta, as well as the local plethora of learning opportunities for, and participation in, older adult education. The government in ...
  • Formosa, Marvin (Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 2012)
    This critical commentary discusses the strengths and lacunae in the European Union’s policy on older adult learning. Late-life learning is deemed as a productive investment on the basis that it not only engenders positive ...
  • Formosa, Marvin (Malta Chamber of Scientists, 2015-08)
    This paper reports on a research study on the role of assistive technologies in later life. Re- search questions included what is the impact of assistive technologies on the quality of life of older service-users, and ...

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