Gerontology (Ageing) Products

  • Healthy Aging

    Towards inclusive interventions

    By Christine Stephens, Mary Breheny

    What does it mean to age well? This important new book redefines what ‘successful’ aging means, challenging the idea that physical health is the only criteria to gauge the aging process, and that an aging population is necessarily a burden upon society. Using Sen’s capabilities approach as a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Grandparents in Cultural Context

    Edited by David W. Shwalb, Ziarat Hossain

    Grandparents in Cultural Context gives a long overdue global view of the changing roles of grandparents. The eleven main chapters are by experts in the Americas, Europe and Russia, Asia, and Africa and the Middle East, and the editors integrate their chapters with previous writings on…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Family, Intergenerational Solidarity, and Post-Traditional Society

    By Ronald J. Angel, Jacqueline L. Angel

    Almost all families will at some time have to make difficult decisions concerning aging family members, involving institutionalization, moving from medical interventions to palliative care, and even physician-assisted death. Yet, the historical transition from traditional to post-traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Social and Motivational Compensatory Mechanisms for Age-Related Cognitive Decline

    Edited by Grzegorz Sedek, Paul Verhaeghen, Mike Martin

    Although many aspects of fluid cognition decline with advancing age, simple observation in the wild suggests that older adults, generally speaking, do very well in their day-to-day life. The study of the orchestration of cognitive, social, and motivational compensatory mechanisms in the service of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Psychology Press
    Special Issues of Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition

  • International Handbook of Positive Aging

    Edited by Rachael E. Docking, Jennifer Stock

    As our global demographic shifts towards an increasingly aging population, we have an opportunity to transform how we experience and think about getting older and embrace the diversity and contribution that this population can bring to society. The International Handbook of Positive Aging showcases…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood

    Growing Up to be Middle-Aged

    By Lea Pulkkinen

    This seminal work focuses on human development from middle childhood to middle adulthood, through analysis of the research findings of the groundbreaking Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Development (JYLS). The JYLS project, which began in 1968, has generated extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Psychology Press

  • Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology

    Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods

    By Joyce Weil

    Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology provides a review of methodological approaches and data-collection methods commonly used with older adults in real-life settings. It addresses the role of normative age-related sensory, cognitive, and functional changes, as well as the influence of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Aging

  • Aging and Development

    Social and Emotional Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Peter G. Coleman, Ann O'Hanlon

    The psychology of aging usually focuses upon cognitive changes, with a particular focus on dementia and other forms of cognitive decline. But getting older is about more than simply changes to the brain and related health issues. Changes to our social and emotional lives are also hugely significant…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Dementia and Memory

    Edited by Lars-Göran Nilsson, Nobuo Ohta

    A negative effect of the ageing population is that more individuals are experiencing cognitive decline and some form of neurodegenerative disease. With the number of people experiencing dementia likely to double in the next 20 years, this change in society presents one of greatest challenges facing…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

    Understanding successful aging

    Edited by Leigh Riby

    The Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods offers a clear understanding of the most important research challenges and issues in the burgeoning field of the psychology of aging. As people in developed countries live longer, so a range of research methods has evolved that allows a more nuanced…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • Emotions and the Family

    for Better Or for Worse

    Edited by Elaine A. Blechman, Alan M. Delamater

    This book presents, for the first time, a full range of perspectives on emotions and the family from the radical behaviorist to the intrapsychic. B.F. Skinner begins the volume by examining the role of feelings in applied behavior analysis, thus laying the groundwork for the reactions of many…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge

  • Memory, Attention, and Aging

    Selected Works of Fergus I. M. Craik

    By Fergus I. M. Craik

    Memory, Attention, and Aging is a collection of some of the most influential journal articles previously published by Fergus Craik and his collaborators, with new introductory material unifying the research of this noted cognitive psychologist. The reprinted articles are grouped into six sections…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    World Library of Psychologists

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