The Short Guide to Aging and Gerontology - Short Guides (Paperback)
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The Short Guide to Aging and Gerontology - Short Guides (Paperback)

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Paperback 176 Pages / Published: 09/11/2016
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This compact, focused guide is perfect for students and others new to the field of gerontology. It covers topics related to the phenomena of advancing aging, including how older age has been defined historically, cultural myths related to advanced age, health and function in later life, how older age is financed throughout the world, and other key questions. Features include further reading for each chapter, a glossary of key terms, and tables that provide easy reference points.

Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 9781447328384
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm


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"Unique and bold, it is a serious consideration for anyone teaching an interdisciplinary introduction to gerontology course. Indeed, I will be sharing it with colleagues at my university." The Gerontologist
"It is an informative, thought-provoking overview of key issues in the field of ageing and gerontology, which draws on a range of disciplines and standpoints. Students and those new to the field will find this a lucid, easy to read exposition of ageing and gerontology. This work is a welcomed addition to the field. It is very well written and organised." Population Ageing
"This compact, focused guide is perfect for students and others new to the field of gerontology." Thomas Cole, The University of Texas
"An outstanding, invaluable guide to research in gerontology. The range of areas covered is hugely impressive." Chris Phillipson, The University of Manchester

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