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- Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 40.90
The aged population of the developed world is dramatically and increasingly outnumbering the young. Contemporary Issues in Gerontology helps students and practitioners to better understand and provide for the needs of our ageing population. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95
Growing Old in the Twentieth Century investigates many aspects of the current debates raging regarding care and provision for the elderly and the very elderly. It will be invaluable to gerontologists, social policy makers, official and unofficial carers, and anyone involved in health care. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 46.95
Aging in women has traditionally been defined by the menopause, however it is often social and economic changes which are more important to women. In Aging in Women Linda Gannon redresses the balance. From a feminist perspective, she critically reviews current research and provides a more comprehensive analysis of the psychological effects of life-span... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 62.00
A state-of-the-art guide to the current body of knowledge, theory, policy and practice of age researchers and gerontologists around the world. While the main focus of the book is the behavioural and social sciences, it provides comprehensive, accessible and authoritative accounts of all the key topics in the field. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 55.00
This is an important new study of the history of ageing. Ottaway combines a comprehensive survey of existing literature with original interpretation and analysis of available data, using a wide variety of sources. Her lively and sophisticated analysis will be of great interest to scholars in British and social history. more...
- Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 16.00
What does it really mean to be a grown up in today?s world? We assume that once we ?get it together? with the right job, marry the right person, have children, and buy a home, all is settled and well. But adulthood presents varying levels of growth, and is rarely the respite of stability we expected. Turbulent emotional shifts can take place anywhere... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 84.60
This book addresses the key issues that surround age discrimination in a series of chapters by experts from a wide range of disciplines. It begins by examining the nature of the ageing process and then turns to a detailed analysis of the concept of age equality. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 29.99
Examines the experience of aging from the standpoint of the individual, rather than merely as a collection of statistics and charts. This title looks at aging, emotion and coping, and stability and change in both environment and personality. It is useful for scholars and also accessible to the lay audience. more...
- Oxford University Press 1978; US$ 29.99
A history of aging in America surveys and compares actualities and attitudes in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries and suggests practical improvements on the current inadequate system of pensions, social security, medicare, and other programs. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
In this comprehensive and accessible guide, long-term care expert Stella Henry helps readers navigate the daunting logistics and powerful emotions of making care decisions for an elderly parent or loved one. Drawing from her 36 years as a registered nurse and a nursing home administrator, as well as her experience caring for both her parents (both... more...