Ageing in Society
John Bond, Sheila M Peace, Freya Dittmann-Kohli, Gerben Westerhof
SAGE Publications, 2007 M03 8 - 364 pages
The Third Edition of this popular and widely-used text provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of aging, exploring the key behavioral and social science theories, concepts, and methods. This new edition of Ageing in Society has been extensively rewritten and reflects new trends in European gerontology, incorporating recent developments in theory and research from international and interdisciplinary perspectives.
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