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- Temple University Press 2017; US$ 29.95
For most sociologists, their life?s work does not end with retirement. Many professors and practitioners continue to teach, publish, or explore related activities after leaving academia. They also connect with others in the field to lessen the isolation they sometimes feel outside the ivory tower or an applied work setting. The editors and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 59.95
It's in Your DNA: From Discovery to Structure, Function and Role in Evolution, Cancer and Aging describes, in a clear, approachable manner, the progression of the experiments that eventually led to our current understanding of DNA. This fascinating work tells the whole story from the discovery of DNA and its structure, how it replicates, codes for... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 24.95
Talking about dying and death can be difficult for those facing the end of life. This book presents a model and offers examples for discussing existential questions with patients receiving end-of-life care. Updating the Ars Moriendi tradition, this book offers a non-judgemental approach for supporting people through the spiritual aspects of dying. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 29.95
Transnational Aging and Reconfigurations of Kin Work documents the social and emotional contributions of older persons to their families in settings shaped by migration, their everyday lives in domestic and community spaces, and in the context of intergenerational relationships and diasporas. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95
Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology provides a review of methodological approaches and data-collection methods commonly used with older adults in real-life settings. It addresses the role of normative age-related sensory, cognitive, and functional changes, as well as the influence of generational cohort (age-period-cohort) upon each... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 39.95
Exploring the key issues around anti-discriminatory practice for professionals working in mental health services, this book looks at ways to improve the health and social care of older people from minority and excluded communities. The chapters explore the issues involved in working with individuals from a range of minority groups, such as LGBT people,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 94.00
Presenting current research in an innovative text-reader format, Aging: Concepts and Controversies, Ninth Edition encourages students to become involved and take an informed stand on the major aging issues we face as a society. Not simply a summary of research literature, Harry R. Moody and Jennifer R. Sasser?s text focuses on controversies and... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 19.95
Working with older people in care can be challenging and frustrating, especially when they behave in ways that seem irrational, aggressive, or unreasonably repetitive, and nothing you can do seems to help. The authors of this useful and practical book explain how to understand the difficult and annoying ways in which older people in care can behave,... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available
Geriatric Psychiatry is a succinct and advanced review of geriatric psychiatry that will help clinicians meet the demands of an aging population. more...