An Introduction to Gerontology by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

By Ian Stuart-Hamilton

With the world's inhabitants getting more and more older, there hasn't ever been a extra urgent want for the examine of outdated age and getting older. An advent to Gerontology presents a wide-ranging advent to this crucial subject. by way of assuming no previous professional wisdom and keeping off jargon, this e-book will consultant scholars via the entire major topics in gerontology, overlaying either conventional parts, akin to organic and social getting old, in addition to extra modern parts, akin to know-how, the humanities, sexuality and schooling of older adults. An creation to Gerontology is written through a group of overseas authors with multidisciplinary backgrounds who draw facts from numerous diversified views and traditions.

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