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Adulthood & Aging

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  • Men in Familiesby Alan Booth; Ann C. Crouter

    Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 54.95

    Recently, the roles of fathers and husbands in families have been recognized as important issues. They appear in legislation aimed at deadbeat dads, social movements including the Million Man March and Promise Keepers, in the development of advocacy groups, and in think tanks. Therefore, contemporary research on men in family relationships has very... more...

  • Dementia in Close-Upby Bere Miesen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 45.95

    Dementia in Close-Up is a clear and practical guide to dementia and the world of the dementia sufferer. Bere Miesen assumes no medical or specialist knowledge and uses first hand accounts and real-life examples to examiners on patterns of behaviour and responses of sufferers and their carers. He focuses on the complex and varied relationships between... more...

  • Suddenly Single After 50by Barbara Ballinger; Margaret Crane

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Finding themselves suddenly single after 50, Barbara Ballinger and Margaret Crane found that life could be good again despite the stress, frustration and fear they faced at first. This work helps others navigate life when their partner is no longer a part of it, so they still may find fulfillment, joy, and happiness again. more...

  • Cognitive Agingby Patrick Lemaire

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Cognitive Aging and the Role of Strategy is the  English Language edition of ?Vieillissement cognitif et variations stratégiques?, oriiginally published in French . Lemaire is a well-respected professor and  text-book author of Cognitive Psychology in France and his English language edition will have updated content on theories of cognitive aging... more...

  • Reading Our Livesby William L. Randall; Elizabeth McKim

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 43.99

    Drawing on research in numerous disciplines affected by the so-called narrative turn - including cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and the psychology of aging - authors Randall and McKim articulate a vision of aging that promises to accommodate such time-honored concepts as wisdom and spirituality: one that understands aging as a matter not merely... more...

  • Grandparentingby Susan Moore; Doreen Rosenthal

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Grandparenting: Contemporary Perspectives is one of the first books of its kind to offer a dedicated account of the social and psychological research on this important life stage. Reflecting the contemporary positive approach to ageing, it covers many of the issues that impact the grandparent experience today, such as care-giving and changing family... more...

  • Memory, Attention, and Agingby Fergus I. M. Craik

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Memory, Attention, and Aging is a collection of some of the most influential journal articles previously published by Fergus Craik and his collaborators, with new introductory material unifying the research of this noted cognitive psychologist. The reprinted articles are grouped into six sections reflecting Craik?s various research interests across... more...

  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methodsby Leigh Riby

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.95

    The Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods offers a clear understanding of the most important research challenges and issues in the burgeoning field of the psychology of aging. As people in developed countries live longer, so a range of research methods has evolved that allows a more nuanced understanding of how we develop psychological and neurologically.... more...

  • Grandparenting in the United Statesby Madonna Harrington Meyer; Ynesse Abdul-Malak

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    The contributors to Grandparenting in the United States , edited by Madonna Harrington Meyer and Ynesse Abdul-Malak of Syracuse University, use a variety of quantitative and qualitative data sets to assess how grandparenting, and its impacts, vary by living arrangements, economic status, education, gender, race, ethnicity, and other stratifying variables.... more...

  • Aging and Developmentby Peter G. Coleman; Ann O'Hanlon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    The psychology of aging usually focuses upon cognitive changes, with a particular focus on dementia and other forms of cognitive decline. But getting older is about more than simply changes to the brain and related health issues. Changes to our social and emotional lives are also hugely significant as we adapt across our lifespan. The second edition... more...