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Age Studies: A Sociological Examination of How We Age and by Susan Pickard

By Susan Pickard

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

- Rosaline Gill, urban college London

"A scholarly journey de strength that brings into concentration a few of the disciplines, histories, literatures and knowledges that experience remodeled us into sleek 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 older through the lifestyles path, taking in early life, 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 learn of getting old linking those to center sociological concepts.
  • Links thought and alertness, utilizing a number of examples and overseas case studies
  • Includes bankruptcy summaries, extra examining and guided questions. 

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

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