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Social Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (9th Edition)

Social Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (9th Edition)
Author: Nancy Hooyman - H. Asuman S. Kiyak
ISBN 13: 9780205763139
ISBN 10: 205763138
Edition: 9
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-02-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 816
List Price: $213.40

This best-selling, multidisciplinary, social aging text presents positive images of aging while considering the many factors that contribute to how aging individuals experiences life.

Up-to-date and expanded, this text offers a comprehensive view that presents aging positively, portraying concepts of active aging and resiliency, and defining “productive aging” by elaborating on the numerous ways elders contribute to society and their families. Based on the latest research findings, it offers greater depth to critical issues of aging, attending to differences by age and cohort, gender, ethnic minority status, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status.