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Gerontology

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  • Aging in a Changing Societyby James Thorson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    The field of gerontology, the study of aging, has emerged as an area of increasing importance. This book is an introduction to the multidisciplinary field of gerontology. The text, with its friendly narrative style, assumes no prior knowledge of gerontology, sociology, or psychology. more...

  • Aging into the 21st Centuryby Rachelle A. Dorfman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • AGEING IN ASIAby Roger Goodman; Sarah Harper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The volume takes four key themes related to ageing and examines how these issues are emerging in different regions of Asia, specifically, the former Soviet Union, South Asia, China, Japan and South-East Asia. more...

  • Age Mattersby Toni M. Calasanti; Kathleen F. Slevin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95

    This volume of original chapters is designed to bring attention to a neglected area of feminist scholarship - aging. After several decades of feminist studies we are now well informed of the complex ways that gender shapes the lives of women and men. Similarly, we know more about how gendered power relations interface with race and ethnicity, class... more...

  • The New Senior Womanby Barbara M. Fleisher; Thelma Reese; Dick Goldberg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 33.99

    Rather than focus exclusively on preparing for retirement, this book offers the first hand accounts of women of retirement age, the real obstacles and changes they face, and how they successfully navigate their retirement years. The authors provide women with real and specific advice to handle the myriad issues that arise as women face longer and... more...

  • Introduction to Educational Gerontologyby Ronald H. Sherron; D. Barry Lumsden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Sociological Analysis of Agingby Joe Michael Cruz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Sociological Analysis of Aging: The Gay Male Perspective is an exploratory study of the life changes homosexual and bisexual men experience as they age. This unique book presents in-depth, qualitative interviews with gay men, aged 55 and older, focusing on their physical, mental, and social needs. More than one hundred men offer first-hand perceptions... more...

  • PARTIES WITH A PURPOSEby Shirley L. Barrett

    Charles C Thomas 1980; US$ 39.95

    By Shirley L. Barrett, Allen's Nursing Home, West Kingston, Rhode Island. This unique game book will be ideal for use in nursing, convalescent and retirement homes; rehabilitation hospitals; senior day care centers; and other residential institutions. It contains forty-two parties, each based on a central theme - seasonable, historical or topical... more...

  • Aging Education in a Global Contextby Dena Shenk; Lisa Groger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Aging Education in a Global Context is a carefully considered set of papers based on selected proceedings from the 2004 Association for Gerontology in Higher Education annual conference. Each forward-thinking presentation provides unique perspectives on teaching resources and education, presenting a wellspring of creative ideas for new and experienced... more...

  • An Aging Indiaby Phoebe S Liebig; S. Irudaya Rajan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.50

    This pathbreaking collection provides something that has been missing in the literature on aging in India, especially for non-Indian audiences: studies of various aspects of aging in India combined with analyses of current policies, policy trends and recommendations. You'll examine aging issues from a variety of perspectivesódemographic foundations,... more...