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The Social Context of Ageing
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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 10 : 113459819X
Pages : 368 pages
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This comprehensive text focuses on the social contexts of ageing, looking at the diversity of ageing and older people, and at different factors that are important to experiences of old age and ageing. It includes key chapters on: theoretical and methodological bases for the study of ageing demographic context of the 'ageing' population health and illness family and social networks formal and informal care and other services for older people. Providing an invaluable introduction to the major issues involved in the study of ageing, this book is essential reading for students of sociology, gerontology, social policy, health and social care, and professionals working with older people.

The Social Context of Ageing

This comprehensive text focuses on the social contexts of ageing, looking at the diversity of ageing and older people, and at different factors that are important to experiences of old age and ageing. It includes key chapters on: theoretical and methodological bases for the study of ageing demographic context of

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The SAGE Handbook of Social Gerontology

This volume reflects the emergence of ageing as a global concern, including chapters by international scholars from Asia, Australasia, Europe and North America. It provides a comprehensive overview of key trends and issues in the field, drawing upon the full range of social science disciplines. The Handbook is organized into

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Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology

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 design. It discusses

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Key Concepts in Social Gerontology

Victor Marshall, Dept. of Sociology and Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill --

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Ageing in Society

`Ageing in Society brings forth exciting new questions, fresh perspectives, and a necessary critical approach to key issues - this is indeed an authoritative introduction. The authors not only have made significant contributions to gerontology, but offer the reader considerations for what could be, not just what is, the design

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Social Gerontology

Aging is a fact of life. We see our parents and grandparents go through it. We even see ourselves go through it. As we get older, we enter a distinct stage of life, complete with its own biological issues and psychological and social ones too. Yet most books on social

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Ageing in Society

Drawing on theoretical perspectives from sociology, psychology and biology, the authors aim to introduce the reader to an understanding of the ageing process and to present a more positive view of human ageing.

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The Need for Theory

The "Need for Theory" speaks to the burgeoning need for critical thinking in social gerontology. The editors have brought together some of the foremost contributors to theoretical advances in the field. This volume incorporates state-of-the-art theorizing with a focus on selected topical areas facing gerontologists around the world. Using their

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Gerontological Social Work in Action

Gerontological Social Work in Action introduces "anti-oppression gerontology" (AOG), a critical approach to social work with older adults, their families, and communities. AOG principles are applied to direct and indirect practice and a range of topics of relevance to social work practice in the context of a rapidly aging and

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Social Gerontology

Download or read online Social Gerontology written by Michael B. Kleiman, published by Transaction Pub which was released on 1983. Get Social Gerontology Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Cross Cultural and Cross Disciplinary Perspectives in Social Gerontology

This volume intends to re-establish social gerontology as a discipline that has pragmatic links to policy and practice. Collectively, the chapters enrich public debates about the moral, cultural and economic questions surrounding aging, thereby ameliorating the “problems” associated with aging societies. This volume is uniquely cross-cultural, theory-driven and cross-disciplinary. It

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Social Forces   Aging

Download or read online Social Forces Aging written by Robert C. Atchley, published by Arden Shakespeare which was released on 1994. Get Social Forces Aging Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Social Gerontology

An in-depth look at some of the most important fields of inquiry in social gerontology.

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The SAGE Handbook of Social Gerontology

"This SAGE Handbook integrates basic research on social dimensions of aging. It presents programmatic applications of research in areas not often seen in Handbooks including imprisonment, technology and aging, urban society aged, and elderly migration. The authors constitute a Who's Who of international gerontology, and the focus on globalization and

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Sociological Practice

Download or read online Sociological Practice written by Anonim, published by Unknown which was released on 1994. Get Sociological Practice Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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