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Gerontology

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  • Continuing Care Retirement Communitiesby Ian Morrison; Susana Frisch; Ruth Bennett; Barry Gurland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    Here is the first detailed study of the economic, social, and administrative implications for the establishment of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). Leaders in the field of optional living arrangements for the elderly examine models of continuing care retirement communities throughout the United States. A wide range of sometimes conflicting... more...

  • Gerontology and Geriatrics Collectionsby Lee Ash

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    An essential resource for any library where research on aging is conducted--a guide to important and unique holdings in the field. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    Educational gerontology is the study of the changes in the learning process caused by old age. This new edition provides an update of developments in this field of research. The volume probes topics such as implications for education for the aging, reminiscence, methods of teaching, social exchange and equal opportunity. more...

  • Sociological Analysis of Agingby Joe Michael Cruz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    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...

  • Gefangene ihrer Wahrheitby Hans J Wilhelm

    ATHENA-Verlag 2013; US$ 14.03

    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...

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

    frommann-holzboog Verlag 2014; US$ 73.45

    ?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...

  • 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...

  • 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...