Gerontology/Ageing Products

  • International Handbook of Positive Aging

    Edited by Rachael Elizabeth 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 – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations

    Understanding Networks of Care

    Edited by Janet M. Wilmoth, Merril D. Silverstein

    Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations offers current, multi-disciplinary perspectives on social support and service provision to older Americans. The chapters trace how our understanding of social support among older adults has developed over the past…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Lessons on Aging from Three Nations

    The Art of Aging Well

    By Sara Carmel, Carol A. Morse, Fernando Torres-Gil, Jon Hendricks

    The demographic revolution - the aging of societies has become a worldwide phenomenon, affecting governments, economies, social trends, relationships amongst nations, and most of all, the elderly themselves and their families. The pace of aging differs amongst nations, however, as do the solutions…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Soul Pain

    The Meaning of Suffering in Later Life

    By Helen K Black

    This book explores the multifaceted experience of suffering in old age. Older adults suffer from a variety of causes such as illness, loss, and life disappointment, to name a few. Suffering also occurs due to experiences related to one's gender, ethnic background, and religion. Although…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • The Gerontological Prism: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges

    Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges

    By Jeffrey Michael Clair, Richard Allman

    "The Gerontological Prism" promotes disciplinary cooperation in aging research and practice. To some extent, each chapter explores a unified objective, that of generating a disciplinary-blind gerontology. The fundamental assumption throughout this book is that the aging individual and society can…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Aging and Time

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Illustrated Edition

    By Jan Baars, Henk Visser

    The aim of this volume is to revitalise the debate about the concepts of time implicit in the study of aging. The many problems related to aging and the aged put an enormous pressure on the gerontological community to come up with practical applications and solutions. In considering research…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Asian Aging

    By Hyunsook Yoon, Jon Hendricks

    In western countries, the rising tide of population aging took 100 years to alter the face of societies, but Asia is experiencing comparable changes in not much more than a quarter of a century. Contributors to "The Handbook of Aging" describe the magnitude of these changes and their effects on the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Diversity

    New Approaches to Ethnic Minority Aging

    Edited by E Percil Stanford, Fernando M Tores-Gil

    Containing ideas and perspectives, this monograph examines the evolutionary and future considerations for diversity in aging.…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Generations and Aging

  • Families and Aging

    By Linda Burton

    The complexity and diversity of families and aging has generated the necessity for research, policy, and program agendas that address emerging issues and needs for elderly Americans and their families. This volume is an effort towards that end - an effort towards fostering a different perspective…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Generations and Aging

  • Gender & Aging

    By Lou Glasse, Jon Hendricks

    Is there something about our gender that alters the way the aging process unfolds? How does being male or female affect us as we grow older? How important is gender to the study of aging? These and similar questions are what "Gender and Aging" is all about. Sixteen essays, written by scholars and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Generations and Aging

  • In the Country of the Old

    By Jon Hendricks

    Aging is a universal experience, and an individual one. But it is also a cultural phenomenon. Our ethnic and social background has a strong influence on how we deal with growing old. This collection draws on research from around the world to explore how cultural context shapes and defines the aging…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Aging and Human Development Series

  • Institutionalization and Alternative Futures

    By Jon Hendricks

    No one wants to put an aging relative in a "home." But very few people have an understanding of the issues involved and options available for an older person who needs outside care. This important book offers a variety of new insights into ways of maximizing choice, independence, and well-being,…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Aging and Human Development Series

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