By Ian Stuart-Hamilton
With the world's inhabitants getting more and more older, there hasn't ever been a extra urgent desire for the examine of outdated age and getting old. An creation to Gerontology offers a wide-ranging creation to this significant subject. via assuming no previous professional wisdom and averting jargon, this ebook will advisor scholars via the entire major topics in gerontology, overlaying either conventional components, comparable to organic and social growing older, in addition to extra modern components, comparable to know-how, the humanities, sexuality and schooling of older adults. An creation to Gerontology is written through a workforce of foreign authors with multidisciplinary backgrounds who draw facts from a number of various views and traditions.
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