Aging Products

  • International Handbook of Positive Aging

    Edited by Rachael Elizabeth Docking, Jennifer Stock

    Our increasingly aging population will have a considerable impact on society and policy development is required. This book focuses on positive aging, based on research conducted by the new Centre for Positive Ageing within the University of Greenwich in collaboration with NHS partners, service…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Science, Technology and the Ageing Society

    By Tiago Moreira

    Ageing is widely recognised as one of the social and economic challenges in the contemporary, globalised world, for which scientific, technological and medical solutions are continuously sought. This book proposes that science and technology also played a crucial role in the creation and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Experience of Hearing Loss

    Journey Through Aural Rehabilitation

    Edited by Vinaya Manchaiah, Berth Danermark

    Hearing loss is a common chronic condition which is often poorly recognized but can have multiple negative impacts, not just on the lives of those directly affected, but also those living with them. People with impaired hearing may begin a long and uncertain journey involving a number of key stages…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 

  • 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 – 2016-11-15 
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience

    By Michael R Greenberg

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Geographical Gerontology

    Concepts and Approaches

    Edited by Mark W. Skinner, Gavin J. Andrews, Malcolm P. Cutchin

    This book advances the field of study called ‘geographical gerontology’ – a burgeoning body of interdisciplinary scholarship encompassing the application of geographical concepts and approaches to the study of ageing, old age and older populations. With contributions from leading international…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Grandparenting

    Contemporary Perspectives

    By Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    Grandparenting: Contemporary Perspectives is one of the first books of its kind to offer a dedicated account of the social and psychological research on this important life stage. Reflecting the contemporary positive approach to ageing, it covers many of the issues that impact the grandparent…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03

  • The Dying Body as a Lived Experience

    By Alan Blum

    The anxiety over death persists in everyday life- though often denied or repressed- lingering as an unconscious worry or intuition that typically seems to compromise one’s feelings of well-being and experience in a range of areas; coming out often as malaise, depression, and anger in much conduct.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Cognitive Aging

    The Role of Strategies

    By Patrick Lemaire

    Cognitive Aging and the Role of Strategy is the  English Language edition of ‘Vieillissement cognitif et variations stratégiques’, oriiginally published in French . Lemaire is a well-respected professor and  text-book author of Cognitive Psychology in France and his English…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Psychology Press

  • The Memory of Sound

    Preserving the Sonic Past

    By Seán Street

    This book explores the connections between sound and memory across all electronic media, with a particular focus on radio. Street explores our capacity to remember through sound and how we can help ourselves preserve a sense of self through the continuity of memory. In so doing, he analyzes how the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia

    Concepts, Practice and Rights

    Edited by Sue Westwood, Elizabeth Price

    This groundbreaking collection is the first to focus specifically on LGBT* people and dementia. It brings together original chapters from leading academics, practitioners and LGBT* individuals affected by dementia. Multi-disciplinary and international in scope, it includes authors from the UK, USA,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ageing, Gender and Sexuality

    Equality in Later Life

    By Sue Westwood

    Ageing, Gender and Sexuality focuses on the experiences of older lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) individuals, in order to analyse how ageing, gender and sexuality intersect to produce particular inequalities relating to resources, recognition and representation in later life. The book adopts a…

    Hardback – 2016-03-14
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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