Elderly as Modern Pioneers

Elderly as Modern Pioneers

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"Overall, one of the most competent and well-presented treatments of the subject now available." -- Jay Sokolovsky, University of Maryland..". a valuable contribution to the field of gerontology. The volume combines interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives, written in a well organized framework without sacrificing depth and comprehensive summary of gerontological research." -- Clinical Gerontologist"A well-written and documented volume for persons interested in the anthropological viewpoint on aging." -- Choice..". the use of cross-cultural comparisons provides a broadened perspective to understanding the issues of aging." -- Current Literature on Aging"It is... comprehensive, well-written, mercifully jargon-free, critical and controversial and undogmatic." -- Aging and SocietyThis volume focuses on the nature and problems of old age, providing a comprehensive summary of current gerontological research from interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 476 pages
  • 156 x 235mm | 500g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • 22ill.
  • 0253319048
  • 9780253319043