Prof Paul Higgs

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Name: Paul Higgs Email: p.higgs@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Prof Tel: 0207 679 9466
Department: Division of Psychiatry Fax:
Position: Professor of Sociology of Ageing Address: Charles Bell House, 67-73 Riding House St, London, W1W 7EY
Research Domain: Ageing, Populations & Lifelong Health Web Page:  

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Research Description

Paul Higgs is professor of Sociology of Ageing at UCL. His research interests stem from work he conducted with Dr Chris Gilleard which has been published in three books 'Cultures of ageing: Self citizen and society' (2000) and 'Contexts of ageing: Class, cohort and community' (2005). From 2005 -2008 he directed an ESRC/AHRC funded project 'From passive to active consumers: Older people's consumption 1998-2001'. He also co-authored a book 'Medical sociology and old age' (2009) with Ian Rees Jones of Cardiff University. Another book with Chris Gilleard on the embodiment of ageing was published in 2013 as well as a book on social class and later life edited with Marvin Formosa. From 2009 to 2011 he was a co-organiser of an ESRC funded seminar series on 'new ageing populations'. In 2012 he began (with Karen Lowton, KCL) an ESRC funded project on adult survivors of child liver transplants. He is currently a co-investigator on two 5 year NIHR/ESRC projects MARQUE and PRIDE investigating dementia.


Research Activities

Promoting Independence in Dementia (PRIDE)

Education Description

I teach medical sociology on the undergaduate medical degree at UCL.

UCL Collaborators

Dr Aimee Spector; Prof Steve Morris; Prof Martin Orrell; Dr Georgina Charlesworth; Prof Susan Michie; Prof Andrew Steptoe

External Collaborators

Publications

    2014

    • PRICE DEBORA, BISDEE DINAH, DALY TOM, LIVSEY LYNNE, HIGGS PAUL (2014). Financial planning for social care in later life: the ‘shadow’ of fourth age dependency. Ageing and Society, 34(03), 388 - 410. doi:10.1017/S0144686X12001018

    2013

    • Higgs P, Gilleard CJ (2013). EMBODIED IDENTIES AND AGEING. GERONTOLOGIST, 53, 23 - 23.
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2013). The fourth age and the concept of a ‘social imaginary’: A theoretical excursus. Journal of Aging Studies, 27(4), 368 - 376. doi:10.1016/j.jaging.2013.08.004
    • Scambler G, Higgs P, Levinson R, Graham R (2013). Ten Year Anniversary Issue. SOCIAL THEORY & HEALTH, 11(3), 237 - 240. doi:10.1057/sth.2013.14
    • Hiley C, Higgs P, Lowton K (2013). UNDERSTANDING 'NORMAL' AND DIFFERENT FOR PEDIATRIC LIVER TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS: QUALITATIVE STUDY OF THE UK'S FIRST NOW-ADULT SURVIVORS. PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION, 17, 63 - 63.
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2013). Ageing, Corporeality and Embodiment.
    • Jones Ir , Higgs P (2013). Class and health inequality in later life. In Formosa M, Higgs P (Ed.), Social Class in Later Life (pp. - ). : .
    • Higgs PF, Formosa M (2013). Social Class in Later Life. In Formosa M, Higgs P (Ed.), Social Class in Later Life (pp. 169 - 181). : Policy Press.
    • Formosa M, Higgs P (2013). Social Class in Later Life.
    • Higgs P (2013). 'Disturbances in the field': The challenge of changes in ageing and later life for social theory and health. SOCIAL THEORY & HEALTH, 11(3), 271 - 284. doi:10.1057/sth.2013.13

    2012

    • Higgs P, Gilleard CJ (2012). GENERATIONAL JUSTICE, GENERATIONAL HABITUS AND THE 'PROBLEM' OF THE BABY BOOMERS. GERONTOLOGIST, 52, 497 - 497.
    • Gilleard CJ, Higgs P (2012). THIRD AGE VERSUS FOURTH AGE STUDIES. GERONTOLOGIST, 52, 559 - 559.
    • Higgs PF (2012). Later Life as an arena of change. In Leontowitsch M (Ed.), Researching Later Life and Ageing (pp. 9 - 23). : Palgrave Macmillan.
    • Higgs PF (2012). Consuming Bodies: Zygmunt Bauman on the Difference Between Fitness and Health. In Scambler G (Ed.), Contemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology (pp. - ). : Routledge.
    • Craig GM, Higgs P (2012). Risk owners and risk managers: Dealing with the complexity of feeding children with neurodevelopmental disability. HEALTH RISK & SOCIETY, 14(7-8), 627 - 637. doi:10.1080/13698575.2012.717610
    • Moffatt S, Higgs P, Rummery K, Jones IR (2012). Choice, consumerism and devolution: growing old in the welfare state(s) of Scotland, Wales and England. AGEING & SOCIETY, 32, 725 - 746. doi:10.1017/S0144686X11000602
    • Higgs PF, McGowan F (2012). Aging, embodiment and the negotiation of the Third and Fourth Ages. In Kampf A, Marshall BL, Petersen A (Ed.), Aging Men (pp. 21 - 34). : Routledge.

    2011

    • Higgs P, Gilleard CJ (2011). THE AGEING BODY AND THE CORPOREAL DISCOURSES OF IDENTITY. GERONTOLOGIST, 51, 575 - 575.
    • Gilleard CJ, Higgs P (2011). CONNECTIVITIES IN THE THIRD AGE: FROM FIXITY TO FLUIDITY?. GERONTOLOGIST, 51, 513 - 513.
    • Scambler G, Higgs P, Levinson R, Graham R (2011). Changing times: Social Theory & Health into the second decade of the twenty-first century. SOCIAL THEORY & HEALTH, 9(1), 1 - 2. doi:10.1057/sth.2010.14
    • Stevenson F, Higgs PF (2011). ‘Ageing well’: competing discourses and tensions in the management of knee pain. Health Sociology Review, 20, 369 - 377.
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2011). Frailty, disability and old age: a re-appraisal.. Health (London), 15(5), 475 - 490. doi:10.1177/1363459310383595
    • Daneski K, Higgs P, Morgan M (2011). How far can Foucault take us? An analysis of the changing discourses and limitations of the medical treatment of apoplexy and stroke. HEALTH, 15(4), 369 - 384. doi:10.1177/1363459310367439
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2011). Ageing abjection and embodiment in the fourth age. J AGING STUD, 25(2), 135 - 142. doi:10.1016/j.jaging.2010.08.018
    • Higgs PF, gilleard C (2011). Consumption and aging. In Angel JL, Settersten R (Ed.), Handbook of Sociology of Aging (pp. 361 - 378). : Springer Verlag.
    • Higgs PF (2011). The third age as a cultural field. In Carr DC, Komp K (Ed.), Gerontology in the Era of the Third Age (pp. 33 - 50). : Springer Pub Co.
    • Scherger S, Nazroo J, Higgs P (2011). Leisure activities and retirement: do structures of inequality change in old age?. Ageing and Society, 31(1), 146 - 172. doi:10.1017/S0144686X10000577

    2010

    • Jones I, Leontowitsch M, Higgs P (2010). The Experience of Retirement in Second Modernity: Generational Habitus among Retired Senior Managers. Sociology, 44(1), 103 - 120. doi:10.1177/0038038509351610
    • Higgs P, Gilleard C (2010). Generational conflict, consumption and the ageing welfare state in the United Kingdom. Ageing & Society, 30(8), 1439 - 1451. doi:10.1017/S0144686X10000425
    • Gilleard CJ, Higgs P (2010). FRAILTY AND ABJECTION IN DEFINING THE SOCIAL IMAGINARY OF THE FOURTH AGE. GERONTOLOGIST, 50, 53 - 53.
    • Higgs P, Gilleard CJ (2010). FRAILTY, DISABILITY AND OLD AGE: A REAPPRAISAL. GERONTOLOGIST, 50, 528 - 528.
    • Leontowitsch M, Higgs P, Stevenson F, Jones IR (2010). Taking care of yourself in later life: A qualitiative study into the use of non-prescription medicines by people aged 60+. Health, 14(2), 213 - 231. doi:10.1177/1363459309347479
    • Jones IR, Higgs PF (2010). The natural, the normal and the normative: contested terrains in ageing and old age.. Soc Sci Med, 71(8), 1513 - 1519. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.07.022
    • Daneski K, Higgs P, Morgan M (2010). From gluttony to obesity: moral discourses on apoplexy and stroke. Sociology of Health & Illness, 32(5), 730 - 744. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9566.2010.01247.x
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2010). Aging without agency: Theorizing the forth age. Aging & Mental Health, 14(2), 121 - 128. doi:10.1080/13607860903228762
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2010). Aging without agency: theorizing the fourth age.. Aging Ment Health, 14(2), 121 - 128. doi:10.1080/13607860903228762
    • Jones I, Higgs P (2010). THE NATURAL AND THE NORMAL: CONFLICTING DISCOURSES OF AGEING. GERONTOLOGIST, 50, 53 - 53.

    2009

    • HIGGS P, Nazroo J (2009). Brocklehurst's textbook of geriatric medicine and gerontology. In Fillit H, Rockwood K, Woodhouse K, Brocklehurst JC (Ed.), Brocklehurst's textbook of geriatric medicine and gerontology (pp. 187 - 192). : W B Saunders Co.
    • Nikander P, Marshall V, Higgs P, Andrews M (2009). Critical and reflective gerontology- Walking the talk: becoming one’s own data as a critical scholar. AGEING & SOCIETY, 29(4), 649 - 658. doi:10.1017/S0144686X09008423
    • Higgs P, Leontowitsch M, Stevenson F, Jones IR (2009). Not just old and sick - the 'will to health' in later life. Ageing and Society, 29(5), 687 - 707. doi:10.1017/S0144686X08008271
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2009). The Power of Silver: Age and Identity Politics in the 21st Century. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 21, 277 - 295. doi:10.1080/08959420902955917
    • Higgs PF, Hyde M, Gilleard CJ, Victor CR, Wiggins RD, Jones IR (2009). From passive to active consumers? Later life consumption in the UK from 1968-2005. SOCIOL REV, 57(1), 102 - 124. doi:10.1111/j.1467-954X.2008.01806.x
    • Higgs P, Hyde M, Gilleard CJ, Victor CR, Wiggins RD, Jones IR (2009). From passive to active consumers? Later life consumption in the UK from 1968-2005. The Sociological Review, 57(1), 102 - 124. doi:10.1111/j.1467-954X2008.01806.x
    • Hyde M, Higgs P, Newman S (2009). The health profile of ageing populations. In Newman S, Steed E, Mulligan K (Ed.), Chronic Physical Illness: Self-Management and Behavioural Interventions (pp. 3 - 27). : Open University Press.
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2009). The power of silver: age and identity politics in the 21st century.. J Aging Soc Policy, 21(3), 277 - 295. doi:10.1080/08959420902955917

    2008

    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2008). Promoting mental health in later life.. Aging Ment Health, 12(3), 283 - 284. doi:10.1080/13607860802102407
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2008). THE THIRD AGE AND THE BABY BOOMERS: TWO CONTRASTING APPROACHES TO THE INTERPRETATION OF THE CHANGES TO LATER LIFE. GERONTOLOGIST, 48, 446 - 446.
    • Charlesworth G, Higgs P, Poland F (2008). Complementarity of welfare provision in the 'mixed economy' of care for carers of people with dementia: a longitudinal study.
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2008). The Third Age and the Baby Boomers: Two Contrasting Approaches to the Interpretation of the Changes to Later Life.
    • Higgs P, Jones I (2008). New Agenda for a Sociology of Health in Later Life.
    • Wiggins RD, Netuveli G, Hyde M, Higgs P, Blane D (2008). The Evaluation of a Self-Enumerated Scale of Quality of Life (CASP-19) in the Context of Research on Ageing: A Combination of Exploratory and Confirmatory Approaches. Social Indicators Research, 89, 61 - 77. doi:10.1007/s11205-007-9220-5
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2008). Internet use and the digital divide in the English longitudinal study of ageing. European Journal of Ageing, 5, 233 - 239. doi:10.1007/s10433-008-0083-7

    2007

    • Gilleard C, Hyde M, Higgs P (2007). The impact of age, place, aging in place, and attachment to place on the well-being of the over 50s in England. RES AGING, 29(6), 590 - 605. doi:10.1177/0164027507305730
    • Leontowitsch M, Higgs P, Stevenson F, Jones IR (2007). New contract runs risk of distracting pharmacists from helping the over 60s. The Pharmaceutical Journal, 278(7450), 520 - 520.
    • Higgs P (2007). Social theory and aging. AGEING & SOCIETY, 27, 453 - 455. doi:10.1017/S0144686X06005873
    • Gilleard C, Hyde M, Higgs P (2007). Age, Generation and Social Networks.
    • Higgs P, Evandrou M, Gilleard C, Hyde M, Jones IR, Victor V, Wiggins R (2007). Ageing and consumptions patterns in Britain 1968-2001.
    • Moffat S, Higgs P (2007). Charity or Entitlement? Generation Habitus and the Welfare State Among Older People in North-east England. Social Policy and Administration, 41(5), 449 - 464.
    • Higgs P, Tzimoula X, Poland F, Charlesworth G (2007). 'To those who have, more is given' Network type and service use in England.
    • Higgs P, Gilleard C (2007). Converging and Diverging Trends in Later Life Consumption in the UK.
    • Higgs P, Quirk F (2007). 'Grey Nomads' in Australia: Are They a Good Model for Successful Ageing and Health?. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1114, 251 - 257. doi:10.1196/annals.1396.030
    • Wiggins RD, Erzberger C, Hyde M, Higgs P, Blane D (2007). Optimal Matching Analysis Using Ideal Types to Describe the Lifecourse: An Illustration of How History of Work, Partnership and Housing Relate to Quality of Life in Early Old Age. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 10(4), 259 - 278. doi:10.1080/13645570701542025
    • Gilleard C, Hyde M, Higgs P (2007). The Impact of Age, Place, Aging in Place and Attachment to Place on the Well-Being of the Over 50s in England. Research on Aging, 29(6), 590 - 605. doi:10.1177/0164027507305730
    • Higgs P, Gilleard C (2007). The Power of Silver: Age and Identity Politics.
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2007). The third age and the baby boomers: two approaches to the social structuring of later life. doi:10.3384/ijal.1652-8670.072213
    • Gilleard C, Hyde M, Higgs P (2007). Community and Communication in the Third Age: The Impact of Internet and Cell Phone Use in Attachment to Place in Later Life in England. Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 62B(4), S276 - S283.

    2006

    • Jones IR, Higgs P, Evandrou M, Gilleard C, Hyde M, Victor C, Wiggins R (2006). Periodization and consumer society: An overview of consumption among older people in Britain, 1963 -2001.
    • Higgs P, Gilleard C (2006). Departing the margins - Social class and later life in a second modernity. J SOCIOL, 42(3), 219 - 241. doi:10.1177/1440783306066724
    • Higgs P (2006). Stephen Katz, Cultural Aging: Life Course, Lifestyle and Senior Worlds, Broadview, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, 2005, 272 pp., pbk Can.$31.95, ISBN 1 5511 1577 8.. Ageing & Society, 26(4), 675 - 676. doi:10.1017/S0144686X06255260
    • Higgs P (2006). Consumption and Generational Cultural Fields,.
    • Gilleard C, Evandrou M, Higgs P, Hyde M, Jones IR, Victor C, Wiggins R (2006). Consumption and the changing composition of British households.
    • Evandrou M, Gilleard C, Higgs P, Hyde M, Jones IR, Victor C, Wiggins R (2006). Consumption patterns in later life: changes across cohorts in Britain, 1968-2003.
    • Higgs P, Gilleard C (2006). Departing the margins: Social class and later life ina second modernity. Journal of Sociology, 42(3), 219 - 241.
    • Higgs P (2006). From Passive to Active Consumers: Consumption and Later Life in Britain 1963-1998 Symposium.
    • Higgs P, Gilleard C, Hyde M, Jones IR, Victor V, Wiggins R (2006). From Passive To Active Consumers? Trends In Ownership Of Key Goods In Retired And Non-Retired Households In The UK From 1968-2001.
    • Hyde M, Evandrou M, Gilleard C, Higgs P, Jones I R V, C W, D (2006). Inequalities in consumption patterns in later life in Britain 1968-2001.

    2005

    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2005). Contexts of Ageing Class, Cohort and Community.
    • Hyde M, Higgs P (2005). The Shifting Sands of Time: Results from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing on Multiple Transitions in Later Life. Ageing International, 29(4), 317 - 332.
    • Knesbeck O, Hyde M, Higgs P, Kurlan R, Siegrist J (2005). Quality of Life and Well-Being. In Borsch-Supan A, Brugiavini A, Jurges H, Mackenbach J, Siegrist J, Weber G (Ed.), Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (pp. 199 - 203). : Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA).
    • Higgs P (2005). Living With Dementia: A View from Medical Sociology. Generations Review, 15(1), 12 - 14.
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P, Hyde M, Wiggins R, Blane D (2005). Class, cohort, and consumption: the British experience of the third age.. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci, 60(6), S305 - S310.
    • Higgs P (2005). Desire, Disgust and the Aging Body.
    • Gilleard C, Higgs PF, Hyde M, Wiggins R, Blane D (2005). Class, Cohort, and Consumption: The British Experience of the Third Age. Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 60B(6), S305 - S310.
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2005). Ageing and its embodiment. In M Fraser MG (Ed.), The Body: A Reader (pp. 117 - 121). : Routledge.
    • Higgs P, Hyde M, Arber S, Blane D, Breeze E, Nazroo J, Wiggins D (2005). Dimensions of the Inequality in Quality of Life in Older Age. In Walker A, Hagen-Hennessey C (Ed.), Understanding Qulaity of Life in Old Age (pp. 27 - 48). : Open University Press.

    2004

    • Higgs P (2004). Lars Andersson (ed.), Cultural Gerontology, Auburn House, Westport, Connecticut, 2002, 232 pp., hbk $65.95, ISBN 0 86569 327 7.. Ageing & Society, 24(6), 979 - 980. doi:10.1017/S0144686X04252606
    • Blane D, Gilleard C, Higgs P, Hyde M, Wiggins D (2004). Third age consumerism: The relative influence of class of origin versus class at labor market exit. GERONTOLOGIST, 44, 512 - 512.
    • (2004). Life course influences on quality of life in early old age. Social Science and Medicine, (58), 2171 - 2179. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2003.08.028
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P, Hyde M (2004). Neighborhood effects on health and well-being in later life: A conceptual analysis. GERONTOLOGIST, 44, 427 - 428.
    • Higgs P, Jones I, Scambler G (2004). Class as Variable, Class as Generative Mechanism: The importance of critical realism for the sociology of health inequalities. In Carter B, New C (Ed.), Making Realism Work: Realist social theory and empirical reearch (pp. 91 - 110). : Routledge.
    • Higgs P, Gilleard C (2004). Class, Power and Inequality in Later Life. In Daatland S, Biggs S (Ed.), Ageing and Diversity: Multiple Pathways and Cultural Migrations (pp. 207 - 222). : Policy Press.
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P, Hyde M (2004). Neighborhood effects on health and well-being in later life: A conceptual analysis.
    • (2004). Quality of Life in the third age: key predictors of the CASP - 19 measure. Ageing and Society, 24, 693 - 708.
    • Higgs P, Hyde M, Nazroo (2004). The relationship between health and social participation: Results from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA).
    • Hyde M, Ferrie J, Higgs P, Mein G, Nazroo J (2004). The effects of pre-retirement factors and retirement route on circumstances in retirement: findings from the Whitehall II study. Ageing and Society, (24), 279 - 296. doi:10.1017/S0144686X03001624

    2003

    • Higgs P (2003). The Limits and Boundaries of Medical Knowledge. In Scambler G (Ed.), Sociology as Applied to Medicine (pp. 181 - 191). : Saunders.
    • Higgs P, Hyde M, Wiggins R, Blane D (2003). Researching quality of life in early old age: the importance of the sociological dimension. Social Policy and Administration, 37(3), 239 - 252.
    • Higgs PF, Mein G, Ferrie JE, Hyde M, Nazroo JY (2003). Pathways to early retirement: structure and agency in decision-making among British civil servants. Ageing and Society, 23(6), 761 - 778. doi:10.1017/S0144686X03001326
    • Higgs P (2003). Older People, Health Care and Society. In Scambler G (Ed.), Sociology as Applied to Medicine (pp. 167 - 178). : Saunders.
    • Hyde M, Wiggins R, Higgs PF, Blane D (2003). A measure of quality of life in early old age: the theory, development and properties of a needs satisfaction model (CASP-19). Aging and Mental Health, 7(3), 186 - 194. doi:10.1080/1360786031000101157

    2002

    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2002). The Third Age: Class, cohort or generation?. Ageing and Society, 22(3), 369 - 382. doi:10.1017/S0144686X0200870X
    • Scambler G, Higgs P, Jones IR (2002). A critical realist perspective on class relations and health inequalities. In Kronenfeld JJ (Ed.), Social Inequalities, Health and Health Care Delivery (pp. 57 - 75). : .

    2001

    • Higgs P (2001). Alas, Poor Darwin: Arguments Against Evolutionary Psychology Eds Rose,H.,Rose S.. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 322, 740 - 740.
    • Higgs P, Jones IR (2001). Rationalization, rationality and the rationing of health care. In Scambler G (Ed.), Habermas, Critical Theory and Health (pp. 143 - 162). : Routledge.
    • Scambler G, Higgs P (2001). 'The dog that didn't bark': taking class seriously in the health inqualities debate. Social Science and Medicine, 52, 157 - 159.

    2000

    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (2000). Cultures of Ageing: Self, Citizen and the Body.

    1999

    • Scambler G, Higgs P (1999). Stratification, class abd health: the salience of theory in high modernity. Sociology, 32, 275 - 291.
    • Scambler G, Higgs P (1999). Stratification, class and health: Class relations and health inequalities in high modernity. SOCIOLOGY-THE JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, 33(2), 275 - 296.
    • Higgs PJIR (1999). Evolutionary psychology and health: confronting an evolving paradigm.. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 4(3), 1 - 4.
    • (1999). Quality of life and changing parameters of old age. Aging and Mental Health, 3(3), 197 - 198.

    1998

    • Scambler G, Higgs P (1998). Modernity, Medicine and Health: Issues Confronting Medical Sociology Towards 2000.
    • Higgs P (1998). Superyoung: the proven way to stay young forever. AGING & MENTAL HEALTH, 2(4), 347 - 347.
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (1998). Ageing and the limiting conditions of the body. SOCIOL RES ONLINE, 3(4), U56 - U70.
    • Higgs P, Scambler G (1998). What is left of social class for medical sociology?. In Scambler G, Higgs P (Ed.), Modernity, Medicine and Health: Issues Confronting Medical Sociology Towards 2000 (pp. 82 - 95). : Routledge.
    • Higgs P (1998). Risk, Governmentality and the Reconceptualization of Citizenship. In (Ed.), Medicine, Modernity and Health (pp. 176 - 197). : Routledge.
    • (1998). Psychosocial aspects of adjusting to disability in older people. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 8, 251 - 256.
    • (1998). Priorities:Older patients and the rationing of health care. Geriatric Medicine, 28(5), 13 - 14.
    • Mein G, Higgs P, Ferrie JE, Stansfeld S (1998). Paradigms of retirement: the importance of health in ageing. Qualitative perspectives on health and retirement from the Whitehall II study. Social Science and Medicine, 47, 535 - 545.
    • Mein G, Higgs P, Ferrie J, Stansfeld SA (1998). Paradigms of retirement: The importance of health and ageing in the Whitehall II study. SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE, 47(4), 535 - 545. doi:10.1016/S0277-9536(98)00146-4
    • Scambler G, Higgs P (1998). Introduction. In Scambler G, Higgs P (Ed.), Modernity, Medicine and Health: Issues Confronting Medical Sociology Towards 2000 (pp. x - xiv). : Routledge.
    • Higgs P, MacDonald L, MacDonald J, Ward M (1998). Home from home: Residents' opinions of nursing homes and long stay wards. Age and Ageing, 27, 199 - 205.
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (1998). Ageing and the limiting conditions of the body.. Sociological Research Online, 3(4), 1 - 16.
    • GILLEARD C, HIGGS P (1998). Older people as users and consumers of health care: A third age rhetoric for a fourth age reality. Ageing and Society, 18(2), 233 - 248. doi:10.1017/S0144686X98006904
    • Gilleard C, Higgs P (1998). Old people as users and consumers of healthcare: a third age rhetoric for a fourth age reality?. AGEING SOC, 18, 233 - 248.

    1997

    • Higgs P (1997). Citizenship theory and old age: from social rights to surveillance.
    • Higgs P (1997). Handbook of aging and the social sciences, 4th edition - Binstock,R, George,L. AGING & MENTAL HEALTH, 1(2), 192 - 192.
    • Higgs P (1997). Old Age and Citizenship: From Rights to Surveillance. In Victor C, Jamison A, Harper S (Ed.), Critical Approaches to Ageing and Later Life (pp. 118 - 131). : Open University Press.
    • Higgs P (1997). Older people, health care and society. In Scambler G (Ed.), Sociology as Applied to Medicine (pp. 148 - 157). : W B Saunders.
    • Higgs P (1997). The limits of medical knowledge. In Scambler G (Ed.), Sociology as Applied to Medicine (pp. 161 - 170). : W B Saunders.

    1996

    • Higgs P (1996). The old age challenge to the biomedical model: Paradigm strain and health policy - Longino,C., Murphy,J.. Ageing & Society, 16(1), 118 - 119. doi:10.1017/S0144686X00003196
    • MacDonald LD, Higgs PFD, MacDonald JS, Godfrey EL, Ward MC (1996). Carers' reflections on nursing home and NHS long-stay care for elderly patients. HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE IN THE COMMUNITY, 4(5), 264 - 270.

    1995

    • Higgs P (1995). Citizenship and Old Age: The End of the Road?. Ageing and Society, 15(4), 535 - 550. doi:10.1017/S0144686X00002890
    • Higgs P (1995). UK Healthcare 2000: Fragmentation or Diversity?. Critical Public Health, 6(1), 2 - 4.
    • MacDonald L, Higgs P, Ward M, MacDonald J, Godfrey E (1995). When the Caring has to Stop: Carers’ Attitudes to Institutional Care. Health and Social Care in the Community, 4, 264 - 270.

    1994

    1993

    • Higgs P, Victor C (1993). Institutional Care and the Life Course. In Arber S, Evandrou M (Ed.), Ageing, Independence and the Life Course (pp. 186 - 200). : Jessica Kingsley Press.

    1992

    • Ward M, MacDonald L, Higgs P, Weinstein L (1992). A Survey of Long-Term Care Elderly Patients in the South West Thames Region.. Health Trends, 24, 18 - 19.
    • Jones IR, Higgs P (1992). Health Economics and Older People: Implicit Assumptions and Unstated Conclusions.. In Morgan K (Ed.), Gerontology: Responding to an Ageing Society (pp. 118 - 135). : Jessica Kingsley.

    1989

    • Higgs P (1989). Geriatric Medicine Beyond the Hospital.. Age and Ageing, 18, 1 - 3.
    • MILLARD P, HIGGS P, ROCHON P (1989). AGING - SHOULD IT BE LEFT TO CHANCE. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 298(6679), 1020 - 1021.

    • Williams S, Higgs PF, Katz S (). Neuroculture, active ageing and the ‘older brain’: problems, promises and prospects. Sociology of Health and Illness: a journal of medical sociology, 34(1), 64 - 78.
    • Higgs P, Nazroo J (). Social Gerontology. In (Ed.), (pp. 186 - ). : .
    • Gilleard CH, P (). Aging without agency: Theorizing the fourth age. Aging and Mental Health, , - . doi:10.1080/13607860903228762