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Ageing in society : European perspectives on gerontology

Author: John Bond, BA.
Publisher: London ; Los Angeles : Sage Publications, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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`This completely revised third edition of Ageing in Society presents one of the most comprehensive pictures of ageing today. The book is a cutting edge text on one of the most important subjects facing the modern world - a must for all students of ageing' - Mike Bury, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of London. Thoroughly revised and updated, Ageing in Society reflects new trends in gerontology,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ageing in society.
London ; Los Angeles : Sage Publications, 2007
(DLC) 2006929608
(OCoLC)134987435
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Bond, BA.
ISBN: 9781848607248 1848607245 6612558989 9786612558986 9781446278918 1446278913
OCLC Number: 670429750
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 364 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The ageing world / Sheila Peace [and others] --
The biology of ageing / Rudi G.J. Westendorp and Thomas B.L. Kirkwood --
Psychological ageing / Alfons Marcoen, Peter G. Coleman and Ann O'Hanlon --
Social theory and social ageing / Chris Phillipson and Jan Baars --
Researching ageing / Christina Victor, Gerben J. Westerhof and John Bond --
Health and dependency in later life / John Bond and Gregorio Rodriguez Cabrero --
Social protection: incomes, poverty and the reform of pension systems / Gerhard Naegele and Alan Walker --
Work and retirement / Harald Künemund and Franz Kolland --
Personal relationships in later life / Janet Askham, Dieter Ferring and Giovanni Lamura --
Environment and ageing / Sheila Peace [and others] --
Meanings of ageing and old age: discursive, contexts, social attitudes and personal identities / Gerben J. Westerhof and Emmanuelle Tulle --
Competence and cognition / Ralf Th. Krampe and Lynn McInnes --
Self and life management: wholesome knowledge for the third age / Freya Dittmann-Kohli and Daniela Jopp --
Ageing into the future / John Bond [and others].
Responsibility: edited by John Bond [and others].

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Presents an introduction to the study of ageing. This book reflects trends in gerontology, incorporating developments in theory and research as well as international and interdisciplinary  Read more...

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`Ageing in Society brings forth exciting new questions, fresh perspectives, and a necessary critical approach to key issues - this is indeed an authoritative introduction. The authors not only have Read more...

 
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