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Ageing, insight and wisdom : meaning and practice across the lifecourse

Author: Ricca Edmondson
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: Ageing and the lifecourse.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book focuses on older people as makers of meaning and insight, highlighting the ways older people form part of social and symbolic landscapes and the types of wisdom they can offer.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ricca Edmondson
ISBN: 9781847426024 1847426026
OCLC Number: 912421306
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Foreword by Rick Moody;Introduction;Life Courses, Insight and Meaning;Diminishing Older People: Silence, Occlusion and `Fading';Lifetimes, Meaning and Listening to Older People;Languages for Life-Course Meanings;Meaning and intergenerationality: approaches by younger people;Conclusion: Morality, Insight and Wisdom in Life-course Construction.
Series Title: Ageing and the lifecourse.
Responsibility: Ricca Edmondson.

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"Ricca Edmondson's truly remarkable book demonstrates that wisdom is not a collection of proverbs but an expression of a deeply humane quest for insight which may intensify as people grow older. An Read more...

 
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