Understanding Old Age: Critical and Global Perspectives

Understanding Old Age: Critical and Global Perspectives

By: Gail Wilson (author)Hardback

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Providing a comprehensive overview of issues of ageing from a global perspective this ambitious text introduces the reader to a wide range of issues and policies on ageing. Topics examined include: theoretical perspectives on ageing in society; demographic trends; roles played by older people as political actors; migration; health; pensions; family and institutional care; and elder abuse. This will be an essential text for students of social gerontology, as well as an invaluable resource for students of nursing, social work, social policy and development studies.


An Ageing WorldAgeing Across CulturesRising Tides Demography and Old AgeOlder People as Political ActorsGlobalisation, Structural Adjustment and AgeingGlobalization, Migration and AgeingMaterial Resources in Later LifeHealth and Illness in Later LifeFamily and Community in Later LifeServices for EldersInstitutional Living in Later LifeAgeing in Context

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  • ISBN13: 9780761960119
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780761960119
  • ISBN10: 0761960112

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