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Old age in modern society : a textbook of social gerontology

Author: Christina R Victor
Publisher: London ; New York : Chapman & Hall, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This readable and thoughtful review of the present and future needs of the elderly, provides an overview of the position of older people in late 20th cetury Britain. Itexamines their social and  Read more...

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Victor, Christina R.
Old age in modern society.
London ; New York : Chapman & Hall, 1994
(OCoLC)608680478
Online version:
Victor, Christina R.
Old age in modern society.
London ; New York : Chapman & Hall, 1994
(OCoLC)624376518
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christina R Victor
ISBN: 0412543508 9780412543500 1565932331 9781565932333
OCLC Number: 30620094
Description: 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction to the study of ageing.- 2. Approaches to the study of ageing.- 3. Methodological aspects of the study of ageing.- 4. Historical and cultural perspectives on ageing.- 5. Images of ageing.- 6. The demography of ageing.- 7. Housing and the elderly.- 8. Work and retirement.- 9. Standards of living.- 10. Family and social networks.- 11. Health and illness.- 12. Services for elderly people.- 13. Issues in the politics of ageing.- References.
Responsibility: Christina R. Victor.
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