Age Studies: A Sociological Examination of How We Age and - download pdf or read online

By Susan Pickard

"With nice rigour, but an enviable lightness of contact, Susan Pickard has written an attractive and obtainable e-book that scholars will love."

- Rosaline Gill, urban collage London

"A scholarly journey de strength that brings into concentration some of the disciplines, histories, literatures and knowledges that experience remodeled us into glossy topics of age."

- Stephen Katz, Trent University

Age Studies takes an invigorating method of the study of age and ageing in modern society. Encompassing growing old during the existence path, taking in youth, formative years, mid-life and older age, and positioned explicitly inside of a sociological disciplinary framework, Age Studies:

  • Explores present social technological know-how debates at the research of growing old linking those to middle sociological concepts.
  • Links conception and alertness, utilizing numerous examples and overseas case studies
  • Includes bankruptcy summaries, extra interpreting and guided questions. 

A thought-provoking significant other to complicated undergraduates and postgraduate pupil learning growing old, older humans, social gerontology and comparable courses.

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