Ageing in society : European perspectives on gerontology / edited by John Bond ... [et al.]

Contributor(s): Bond, John, BA
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: London ; Los Angeles : Sage Publications, 2007Edition: 3rd edDescription: xiii, 364 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9781412900201 (pbk.); 1412900204 (pbk.); 9781412900195 (hardcover); 1412900190 (hardcover)Subject(s): Gerontology -- Great Britain | Aging -- Social aspects -- Great Britain | Older people -- Great Britain -- Social conditionsDDC classification: 305.26 LOC classification: HQ1064.G7 | A653 2007Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | WorldCat details
Contents:
The Ageing World - Sheila Peace, Freya Dittmann-Kohli, Gerben J Westerhof and John Bond The Biology of Ageing - Rudi GJ Westendorp and Thomas BL Kirkwood Psychological Ageing - Alfons Marcoen, Peter G Coleman and Ann O'Hanlon Social Theory and Social Ageing - Chris Phillipson and Jan Baars Researching Ageing - Christina Victor, Gerben J. Westerhof and John Bond Health and Dependency in Later Life - John Bond and Gregorio Rodriguez Cabrero Social Protections - Gerhard Naegele and Alan Walker Incomes, Poverty and the Reform of Pension Systems Work and Retirement - Harald K nemund & Franz Kolland Personal Relationships in Later Life - Janet Askham, Dieter Ferring and Giovanni Lamura Environment and Ageing - Sheila M. Peace, Hans-Werner Wahl, Heidrun Mollenkopf and Frank Oswald Meanings of Ageing and Old Age - Gerben J. Westerhof & Emmanuelle Tulle Discursive Contexts, Social Attitudes and Personal Identities Competence and Cognition - Ralf Th. Krampe & Lynn McInnes Self and Life Management - Freya Dittmann-Kohli and Daniela Jopp Wholesome Knowledge for the Third Age Ageing into the Future - John Bond, Freya Dittmann-Kohli, Gerben J Westerhof and Sheila Peace Table of contents
Summary: Presents an introduction to the study of ageing. This book reflects trends in gerontology, incorporating developments in theory and research as well as international and interdisciplinary perspectives. It also examines cognitive ageing, social protection, retirement, health and illness, and cultural images of old age.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-353) and index.

The Ageing World - Sheila Peace, Freya Dittmann-Kohli, Gerben J Westerhof and John Bond The Biology of Ageing - Rudi GJ Westendorp and Thomas BL Kirkwood Psychological Ageing - Alfons Marcoen, Peter G Coleman and Ann O'Hanlon Social Theory and Social Ageing - Chris Phillipson and Jan Baars Researching Ageing - Christina Victor, Gerben J. Westerhof and John Bond Health and Dependency in Later Life - John Bond and Gregorio Rodriguez Cabrero Social Protections - Gerhard Naegele and Alan Walker Incomes, Poverty and the Reform of Pension Systems Work and Retirement - Harald K nemund & Franz Kolland Personal Relationships in Later Life - Janet Askham, Dieter Ferring and Giovanni Lamura Environment and Ageing - Sheila M. Peace, Hans-Werner Wahl, Heidrun Mollenkopf and Frank Oswald Meanings of Ageing and Old Age - Gerben J. Westerhof & Emmanuelle Tulle Discursive Contexts, Social Attitudes and Personal Identities Competence and Cognition - Ralf Th. Krampe & Lynn McInnes Self and Life Management - Freya Dittmann-Kohli and Daniela Jopp Wholesome Knowledge for the Third Age Ageing into the Future - John Bond, Freya Dittmann-Kohli, Gerben J Westerhof and Sheila Peace Table of contents

Presents an introduction to the study of ageing. This book reflects trends in gerontology, incorporating developments in theory and research as well as international and interdisciplinary perspectives. It also examines cognitive ageing, social protection, retirement, health and illness, and cultural images of old age.

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