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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 an interesting and obtainable booklet that scholars will love."

- Rosaline Gill, urban college London

"A scholarly journey de strength that brings into concentration some of the disciplines, histories, literatures and knowledges that experience reworked us into sleek matters of age."

- Stephen Katz, Trent University

Age Studies takes an invigorating method of the study of age and ageing in modern society. Encompassing getting old through the lifestyles direction, taking in adolescence, youth, mid-life and older age, and located explicitly inside of a sociological disciplinary framework, Age Studies:

  • Explores present social technological know-how debates at the examine of growing old linking those to center sociological concepts.
  • Links thought and alertness, utilizing a number of examples and overseas case studies
  • Includes bankruptcy summaries, additional analyzing and guided questions. 

A thought-provoking significant other to complicated undergraduates and postgraduate scholar learning growing older, older humans, social gerontology and similar courses.

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