Objectives

Objectives

1Examine and compare micro-level variables associated with older people’s exclusion from multidimensional civic engagement.

2Explore the influence of constrasting meso-level contexts on older people’s exclusion from mutlidimensional civic engagement.

3Examine the influence of contrasting macro-level contexts on older people’s exclusion from multidimensional civic engagement.

4Explore the experiences of inclusion/exclusion from multidimensional civic engagement of potentially marginalised groups.

5Study the ways in which conditions earlier in life and at key stages in older adults’ life courses affect their opportunities for multidimensional civic engagement in later life.