Read e-book online An Introduction to Gerontology PDF

By Ian Stuart-Hamilton

ISBN-10: 0521513308

ISBN-13: 9780521513302

ISBN-10: 0521734959

ISBN-13: 9780521734950

With the world's inhabitants getting more and more older, there hasn't ever been a extra urgent desire for the research of previous age and ageing. An creation to Gerontology presents a wide-ranging creation to this significant subject. through assuming no previous specialist wisdom and heading off jargon, this e-book will advisor scholars via the entire major topics in gerontology, overlaying either conventional parts, akin to organic and social getting older, in addition to extra modern components, similar to expertise, the humanities, sexuality and schooling of older adults. An creation to Gerontology is written via a workforce of foreign authors with multidisciplinary backgrounds who draw proof from numerous assorted views and traditions.

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