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- 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...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 39.99
Robert Neil Butler (1927?2010) was a scholar, psychiatrist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who revolutionized the way the world thinks about aging. One of the first psychiatrists to engage with older men and women outside of institutional settings, Butler coined the term ?ageism? to draw attention to discrimination against older adults and spent... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95
Gain a new perspective on the international implications of our aging population! This comprehensive book examines a broad array of international concerns in gerontology. Issues in Global Aging addresses the implications of the rapid growth in elderly populations in both the Third World and industrialized nations including the US, Israel, Pakistan,... more...
- Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95
The book offers a critical perspective, challenging positivistic, essentialist definitions of lifestyle migration. We follow the journeys of retired working class British women as they seek, recreate and construct community in a new context. more...
- SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 126.00
In this interdisciplinary text, Lewis R Aiken examines the elements that influence people in the later stages of life. Beginning with an historical overview of gerontology, the author discusses both pragmatic and philosophical concerns within the field. Factors impacting the process and results of ageing are carefully outlined and address such areas... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 84.99
Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! "The new edition has the balance of breadth and depth and should appeal to practitioners, academics and students alike. The second edition of Public Health and Aging is a must-read book in the developing field of public health and aging." --American Public Health Association "[This] book provides an understanding... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 99.99
"Aldwin and Gilmer have supplied an interesting textual model for examining health, illness, and aging. Their homogenized approach to aging research is refreshing and insightful."-- Anthropology and Aging Quarterly "Clearly written at a level for college students, this is an excellent resource on aging...Highly recommended.-- Choice: Current Reviews... more...
- SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 78.00
In Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging: Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives , Carolyn M. Aldwin and Diane F. Gilmer undertake the challenging task of assembling an objective and holistic picture of human aging. The authors provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary coverage of the physical aspects of aging, including age-related changes and disease-related... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2014; US$ 19.99
An international bestseller delivering good news on brain function and ageing We all worry sometimes that our brains ? particularly our memories ? just don?t work as well as they used to. In this illuminating book, internationally acclaimed Dutch neuroscientist André Aleman shows that although the decline in our mental capacities begins earlier... more...