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Gerontology

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  • 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...

  • Physical Environments and Agingby Paul Windley; Rick Scheidt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 68.95

    A tribute and guide to M. Powell Lawton's groundbreaking work! Dr. M. Powell Lawton, who died in January 2001, was arguably the most significant thinker, researcher, and practitioner in environment-behavior studies within the field of gerontology. The authors of Physical Environments and Aging represent three generations of internationally recognized... more...

  • Population Ageing and International Developmentby Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    This original book analyses the links between development, population ageing and the experiences of older people, especially in developing countries where more than 80% of the increase in people aged over 60 will take place over the coming decades. more...

  • Retirement Communitiesby Michael E Hunt; Allan G Feldt; Robert W Marans; Kathleen L Vakalo; Leon A Pastalan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 200.00

    This insightful book focuses on state-of-the-art retirement communities in the United States today. Experts from the fields of urban planning, architecture, and aging present in-depth profiles of a variety of retirement communities. The changing function and character of retirement communities--resulting from changes in supply and demand, alternate... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontologyby Julia Twigg; Wendy Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 210.00

    Later years are changing under the impact of demographic, social and cultural shifts. No longer confined to the sphere of social welfare, they are now studied within a wider cultural framework that encompasses new experiences and new modes of being. Drawing on influences from the arts and humanities, and deploying diverse methodologies ? visual, literary,... more...

  • Seiltanz zwischen Privat- und Erwerbslebenby Tanja M. Brinkmann

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 89.70

    Warum gelingt einigen Kinderlosen der Seiltanz zwischen Privat- und Erwerbsleben recht reibungslos und warum ist er bei anderen höchst kipplig? Die Studie taucht in den privaten und beruflichen Alltag von Kinderlosen ein, die im Gesundheitswesen tätig sind. Im Zentrum steht die Frage, wie sich Privates und Berufliches wechselseitig beeinflussen und... more...

  • Senior Power or Senior Perilby Brittany H Bramlett

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    As the Baby Boomer generation ages, the number of senior citizens as a proportion of the overall electorate is going to reach record numbers. This fact prompted Brittany Bramlett to ask: When senior citizens make up a large proportion of the local population, are they politically more powerful, or are they perhaps more powerless?   In Senior... more...

  • Social class in later lifeby Marvin Formosa; Paul Higgs

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 42.95

    Social class in later life: Power, identity and lifestyle provides the most up-to-date collection of new and emerging research relevant to contemporary debates on the relationship between class, culture, and later life. 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...

  • Unequal Ageingby Paul Cann; Malcolm Dean

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    This much-needed book analyses money, health, place, quality of life and identity, and demonstrates the gaps of treatment and outcomes between older and younger people, and between different groups of older people. It provides strong evidence of the scale of current disadvantage in the UK and suggests actions that could begin to change the picture... more...