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- Crown Publishing Group 2006; US$ 13.95
Once upon a time, boys and girls grew up and set aside childish things. Nowadays, moms and dads skateboard alongside their kids and download the latest pop-song ringtones. Captains of industry pose for the cover of BusinessWeek holding Super Soakers. The average age of video game players is twenty-nine and rising. Top chefs develop recipes for Easy-Bake... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95
The area of work and family is a hot topic in the social sciences and appeals to scholars in a wide range of disciplines. There are few edited volumes in this area, however, and this may be the only one that focuses on low-income families--a particularly important group in this era of welfare-to-work policy. Interdisciplinary in nature, the volume... more...
- Penguin Group US 1998; US$ 14.00
In A Time To Live , Robert Raines explores the spiritual and emotional dimensions of what can be the most rewarding time of life. Drawing on his experiences as an ordained minister and as director of a non-denominational retreat center focusing on issues of personal growth, Raines delineates the important passages we must all make from our middle... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 85.00
Personal life narratives can serve as a rich source of new insights into the experience of human aging. In this comp;rehensive volume, an international team of editors and contributors provide effective approaches to using biography to enhance our understanding of adult development. In addition to providing new theoretical aspects on aging and biography,... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 119.95
This book examines the growing importance of positive psychology and its connection to later life. Applies Social Role Valorisation (SVR) principles to care of older people, particularly those with seriously disabling conditions such as dementia, stroke, and multiple health problems Provides a comprehensive body of positive principles... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 45.95
This fully revised and updated second edition provides a complete introduction to aging and mental health for psychology students taking courses in aging as well as for academics and practitioners working in the field of gerontology. Offers a comprehensive review of models of mental health and mental illness, along with their implications for treatment... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 102.95
The Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, 7e, summarizes the research literature on the social aspects of aging. The 7e will have 88% new material and authors with 25 chapters: 22 of the chapters will be on completely new topics. Separated into four sections, the fully revised handbook will cover theory and methods, aging and social structure,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95
Growing older can be a time of great joy and satisfaction for men as they look back on their accomplishments and gain more free time, but it can also be a challenging and distressing experience, especially for those men raised with the very traditional notions of what it means to be a "real man." This book will help practitioners working with older... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2000; US$ 26.99
Plusieurs personnes âgées sont aux prises avec des problèmes psychologiques et troubles de santé mentale qui entraînent une perte d?autonomie et de la dégradation de la qualité de vie et qui imposent de lourdes charges à leurs proches et à la société. La psychologie offre un éclairage sur l?origine de ces problèmes et propose des solutions éprouvés.... more...