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Aging

  • Reluctant Intimaciesby Ś; Beata witek

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    Based on seventeen months of ethnographic research among Indonesian eldercare workers in Japan and Indonesia, this book is the first ethnography to research Indonesian care workers' relationships with the cared-for elderly, their Japanese colleagues, and their employers. Through the notion of intimacy, the book brings together sociological and anthropological... more...

  • A Joosr Guide to... Spring Chicken by Bill Giffordby Joosr

    Joosr Ltd 2016; US$ 2.15

    In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com. ... more...

  • How Men Ageby Richard G. Bribiescas

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    While the health of aging men has been a focus of biomedical research for years, evolutionary biology has not been part of the conversation?until now. How Men Age is the first book to explore how natural selection has shaped male aging, how evolutionary theory can inform our understanding of male health and well-being, and how older men may have... more...

  • A Long Time Comingby Melanie Joosten

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 19.99

    A powerful collection of essays exploring what it means to grow old in our youth-obsessed world To live a long life should be a joy; to be old should not be a burden. With improved health care and higher standards of living, each generation is living longer than the last. Governments see our ageing population as an imminent disaster, and old age... more...

  • Sod Sixty!by Claire Parker; Muir Gray

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Getting older doesn't matter. Keeping active does. Sod turning sixty, make those small changes now and reap the rewards in your later decades! In the bestselling Sod Seventy! Sir Muir Gray demanded a 'bonfire of the slippers' and a reframing of what it is to be seventy and older, and how to make the most of your seventies, by closing the 'fitness... more...

  • Dichosasby Rocío del Pilar Oyanguren Silva

    Rocío Oyanguren 2015; US$ 4.99

    DICHOSAS reúne el testimonio valioso de catorce mujeres exitosas y famosas, quienes comparten abiertamente su paso por la menopausia, un tema aún considerado tabú. Ellas, a través de sus valiosos testimonios tratan de convencer a miles de mujeres,que el climaterio y la menopausia no se enfrenta, se vive, y que lo importante es mirar la vida con una... more...

  • Older and Bolderby Renata Singer

    Melbourne University Publishing 2015; Not Available

    For the first time in history, women can expect to live well from their sixties for another three decades. A drab existence of retirement, disease and disconnection is not an option for this generation of women. In Older & Bolder , Renata Singer contrasts the stories of the pioneers of active, productive old age against the anxieties of those facing... more...

  • Aging and the Digital Life Courseby David Prendergast; Chiara Garattini

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00

    Across the life course, new forms of community, ways of keeping in contact, and practices for engaging in work, healthcare, retail, learning and leisure are evolving rapidly. Breaking new ground in the study of technology and aging, this book examines how developments in smart phones, the internet, cloud computing, and online social networking are... more...

  • Ageing and Representationby Deborah Klee; Simone Bacchini; Gillian Crosby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    An increasing interest in the subject of "ageing" sets the backdrop for this E-book, setting out to explore the ways that ageing is portrayed, not only through news outlets but via entertainment platforms and political and public discourses. The chapters in this text are formed mainly from revised versions of talks from the speakers and contributors... more...

  • Sod Seventy!by Muir Gray; David Mostyn

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99

    Many of the problems older people suffer from have, as their underlying cause, a fundamental loss of fitness. Others are caused by preventable diseases (with these even being preventable after the age of seventy) and, broadly speaking, from the wrong approach to life, influenced by negative social pressures. This book ? uniquely targeted at the 60?75... more...