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Later Life: The Realities of Aging

Later Life: The Realities of Aging
Author: Harold G. Cox
ISBN 13: 9780131951587
ISBN 10: 131951580
Edition: 6th
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2005-12-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $129.95

For anyone interest in Sociology of Aging or Gerontology taught primarily in departments of sociology.

An interdisciplinary introduction to the aging process which uses symbolic interactionism as the main theoretical perspective. Accessible, interdisciplinary coverage with chapters covering a variety of subject matter areas from biology to psychology, from economics to sociology, from political science to religion. Utilizes symbolic interaction perspective to explain behavior problems and an individual's adaptations associated with the process of aging.