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- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 158.00
This book is a follow-up to Arber and Ginn's award winning Connecting Gender and Ageing (1995). It contains original chapters from eminent writers on gender and ageing, addressing newly emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life. Early work on gender and ageing was dominated by a focus on older... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 224.00
Quality of Life and Older People provides a critical approach to the conceptualization and measurement of quality of life in social gerontology and health and social care research. The book re-examines what we mean by 'quality of life' in a post-modern world, and examines the impact of continuous personal and social changes on the lives of older people.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 217.00
What factors underpin dominant understandings of later life sexuality?. · How do older people experience and prioritise sexuality and sexual health?. · What sexual health issues are relevant to older people and how are these addressed by health care professionals?. This is the first book to integrate theoretical insights into sexuality, sexual health... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 395.00
Since its inception in 1987, Encyclopedia of Aging has proven to be the definitive resource for scholars and students across the burgeoning and increasingly interdisciplinary fields of gerontology and geriatrics. Like its three esteemed predecessors, the fourth edition contains concise, readable explorations of hundreds of terms, concepts, and issues... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 19.95
Addresses the issue of caring for one's aging parents, from the parents' perspective. This book proposes a different approach to this aspect of gerontology: expressing the voices of care-receivers themselves. It explains such phenomena as guilt, role reversal, family dynamics, financial stress, and caring for oneself while caring for another. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 99.95
The Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, Sixth Edition provides a comprehensive summary and evaluation of recent research on the social aspects of aging. The 25 chapters are divided into four sections discussing Aging and Time, Aging and Social Structure, Social Factors and Social Institutions, and Aging and Society. Within this context, aging... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 84.00
Examines the effects of the aging baby boomers in America on health care, migration and immigration and how it can support the tax health care networks, cultural issues regarding access to health care, and changing cultural attitudes towards marriage and family that are affecting the relationships between the elderly and their communities. more...
- University of NSW Press 2007; US$ 50.95
Australia, like other industrialised countries, confronts the prospect of a steadily ageing population. This book covers a wide range of issues, including health, retirement incomes, aged care, family relations, employment, and housing. It is for policy makers and for students in social policy, sociology, gerontology and public health. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1978; US$ 45.00
The increasing number of older people in the United States has served to focus attention upon the processes of aging and the effectiveness of social programs for the elderly. In order to plan effective programs, accurate social measures are necessary. Now, more than ever before, researchers require conceptually explicit instruments designed to assess... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 193.00
Britain, along with other Western and industrialized countries, has an ageing population. This book is based on interviews and focus groups with women of different backgrounds whose lives illustrate the strength of character and optimism that have enabled them to live through hard times but who, in general, view later life positively. more...