Aging Products

  • Collaborative Practice in Palliative Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dave Roberts, Laura Green

    Collaborative Practice for Palliative Care explores how different professions work collaboratively across professional, institutional, social and cultural boundaries to enhance palliative care. Analysing palliative care as an interaction between different professionals, clients and carers and the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    CAIPE Collaborative Practice Series

  • Textbook of Dementia Care

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham A Jackson, Debbie Tolson

    Dementia has become a priority for health and social care services across the world. An increasing number of older people has resulted in an increasing number of people with dementia, often with complex needs, and we need to look at new humane and efficient ways of supporting people. This…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Wellness in Whiteness

    Biomedicalisation and the Promotion of Whiteness and Youth among Women, 1st Edition

    By Amina Mire

    This book analyses the social and ethical implications of the globalization of emerging skin-whitening and anti-ageing biotechnology. Using an intersectional theoretical framework and a content analysis methodology drawn from cultural studies, the sociology of knowledge, the history of colonial…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Aging A-Z

    Concepts Toward Emancipatory Gerontology, 1st Edition

    By Carroll L. Estes, Nicholas DiCarlo

    This provocative, intellectually charged treatise serves as a concise introduction to social gerontology, examining multiple dimensions of persistent and hotly debated topics around age, aging, the life course, and the roles of power, politics, culture, economics, and communications. Critical…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Aging and Society

  • The Routledge Handbook of Visual Impairment

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Ravenscroft

    The Routledge Handbook of Visual Impairment examines current debates as well as cross-examining traditionally held beliefs around visual impairment. It provides a bridge between medical practice and social and cultural research drawing on authentic investigations. It is the intention of this…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Loneliness

    A Social Problem, 1st Edition

    By Keming Yang

    In recent years its medical implications have brought loneliness to the centre of attention of mass media, government agents, and the general public. However, as this volume demonstrates, loneliness is not merely a psychological, individual or health issue. In multiple ways, it is a serious social…

    Hardback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Bows

    Research on sexual violence has been a growing area of academic study since the 1970s. However, the focus of these efforts has centred on younger women, leaving older women largely ignored from research. This book presents data from the first UK study to examine the extent, nature and impacts of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Family Care, Development, and Health Communication in Rural China

    Who’s Left Behind?, 1st Edition

    By Mohan Jyoti Dutta, Kang Sun

    Drawing upon the theoretical framework of the culture-centered approach, this book examines the conditions of care in the changing living environment of the elderly in rural China amid the economic transitions taking place in Chine since the 1970s. China’s development as a national economy is often…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Cultural Studies in Global Health Communication

  • Rural Health and Aging Research

    Theory, Methods, and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    By Wilbert M Gesler, Donna G Rabiner, Gordon H Defriese

    This book describes a wide-ranging set of research approaches which have been used to study the health care problems of adults living in rural areas. It shows how these approaches can be used to define health care problems, measure levels of illness and health, and evaluate health care practices.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Aging Policy and Politics in the Trump Era

    Implications for Older Americans, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Alan Miller, Pamela Nadash, Michael K. Gusmano

    The surprise election of Donald J. Trump to the presidency of the United States marks a singular turning point in the American republic – not only because of his idiosyncratic approach to the office, but also because the Republican Party now holds the presidency and both houses of Congress,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge

  • Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and humanities can produce the crucial new insights that are so obviously needed. Representing the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge

  • New Developments in Dementia Prevention Research

    State of the Art and Future Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Irving, Eef Hogervorst, Deborah Oliveira, Miia Kivipelto

    New Developments in Dementia Prevention Research addresses a dearth of knowledge about dementia prevention and shows the importance of considering the broader social impact of certain risk factors, including the role we each play in our own cognitive health throughout the lifespan. The book draws…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

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