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Gerontology

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 18.99

    Rather than focus exclusively on preparing for retirement, this book offers the firsthand 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...

  • Soziologie des Altersby Silke van Dyk

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 14.00

    In Zeiten des demografischen Wandels und kontinuierlich steigender Lebenserwartung ist das Alter(n) von Individuum und Gesellschaft in aller Munde. Dieses Studienbuch führt in das komplexe Theorie- und Forschungsfeld der Alterssoziologie ein. Es fokussiert dabei nicht nur auf das Alter als Lebensphase und soziale Lage, sondern nimmt zudem den lebenslangen... more...

  • Popularizing Dementiaby Aagje Swinnen; Mark Schweda

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 46.00

    How are individual and social ideas of late-onset dementia shaped and negotiated in film, literature, the arts, and the media? And how can the symbolic forms provided by popular culture be adopted and transformed by those affected in order to express their own perspectives? This international and interdisciplinary volume summarizes central current... more...

  • Das Leiden an der verrinnenden Zeitby Claudia Bozzaro; Urban Wiesing; Ludwig Siep; Giovanni Maio; Nelly Tsouyopoulos

    frommann-holzboog Verlag 2014; US$ 76.00

    ?Leiden an der Zeit? ist Teil der conditio humana: als Erleben einer negativen Gegenwart (wie im Schmerz), als Leiden an der stillstehenden Zeit (wie in psychischen Erkrankungen), als Leiden an der endenden und endgültigen Zeit (wie im Altern). Die vorliegende Arbeit leistet nicht nur eine Typologie verschiedener Formen des Leidens an der Zeit, sondern... more...

  • Gefangene ihrer Wahrheitby Hans J Wilhelm

    ATHENA-Verlag 2013; US$ 14.51

    Alle Personen sind Gefangene ihrer Wahrheit. Die innerhalb einer Gesellschaft gültige Wahrheit ist die Grundlage gemeinsamen Handelns. Der Preis für diese Grundlage ist allerdings, dass andere mögliche Wahrheiten und somit ein Großteil der ebenfalls möglichen Interpretationen des Gegebenen einfach ausgeblendet werden. Entfällt diese gemeinsame Grundlage,... more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 22 (2002)by Stephen Crystal; Dennis Shea

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 90.00

    Leading scholars focus on the economics of aging, with a particular emphasis on the economic future of the baby boom generation. Key themes include the influence of early advantages on later-life economic outcomes (the cumulative advantage/cumulative disadvantage hypothesis); the relationship between inequalities in economic status and inequalities... more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics 5, 1985by M. Powell Lawton; George Maddox

    Springer Publishing Company 1985; US$ 90.00

    Now entering its second decade of publication, this landmark series draws together and critically reviews all the existing research in specific areas of nursing practice, nursing care delivery, nursing education, and the profession of nursing. more...

  • A Time of Our Ownby Elinor Miller Greenberg; Fay W. Whitney

    Fulcrum Publishing 2008; US$ 21.95

    The very concept of retirement is changing, especially among women. Today's mature female is a pacesetter, exemplifying a unique approach to work, service, and learning. These women, age 60 and older, find themselves entering the last third of their lives in a state of relative health, optimism, and personal freedom, and are beginning to ask, "What... more...

  • The Social Networks of Older Peopleby Howard Litwin

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 125.00

    This edited volume examines the social networks of older people in nine countries from a range of perspectives in order to determine the potential of informal support structures to deliver the bulk of care in today's society. Researchers from the United States, Canada, England and Wales, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, and Israel... more...

  • Health Aspects of Agingby Gari Lesnoff-Caravaglia

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 36.95

    This second edition of Health Aspects of Aging serves to broaden the perspectives of societal change due to increases in life expectancy, as well as the effects of age-related changes as they impinge upon the provision of health care for older persons. The growing presence of a large number of persons aged 65 and older worldwide has propelled a re-evaluation... more...