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  • Ageing and Digital Games

    Uses and Perceptions of Game Play in Later Life

    By Sara Mosberg Iversen

    Digital games are often perceived as a leisure activity posed primarily at young boys, but as this volume highlights people of all ages and genders increasingly play digital games for a host of different reasons. Using new empirical data and first-hand material, Sara Mosberg Iversen examines the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People

    By Hannah Bows

    Although feminist research on sexual violence has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, much of this research has centred on younger women who are statistically more at risk of experiencing sexual violence. The result has been that older women have been largely ignored, or even…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Being Young in Super-Aging Japan

    Formative Events and Cultural Reactions

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Christian Galan

    Japan is not only the oldest society in the world today, but also the oldest society to have ever existed. This aging trend, however, presents many challenges to contemporary Japan, as it permeates all areas of life, from the economy and welfare to social cohesion and population decline. Nobody is…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Key Variables in Social Investigation

    Edited by Robert Burgess

    Key Variables in Social Investigation encourages sociologists and other social scientists to think about the conceptual and empirical problems of using and evaluating key variables in social research. The book contains reviews of ten major variables: age; gender; race and ethnicity; health and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Critical Gerontology Comes of Age

    Advances in Research and Theory for a New Century

    Edited by Chris Wellin

    Critical Gerontology Comes of Age reflects on how baby boomers, caretakers, and health professionals are perceiving and adapting to historical, social, political, and cultural changes that call into question prior assumptions about aging and life progression. Through an exploration of earlier and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Aging and Popular Music in Europe

    By Abigail Gardner, Ros Jennings

    Opening up the dialogue between popular music studies and aging studies, this book offers a major exploration of age and popular music across Europe. Using a variety of methods to illustrate how age within popular music is contingent and compelling, the volume explores how it provokes curation and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Gerontology: The Basics

    By Jennifer R. Sasser, Harry R Moody

    Human aging is a complex, multi-faceted experience that unfolds over an entire lifetime. While human aging is universal, it is also wildly variable, shaped by individual, social, cultural, political, geographic and historical contexts. Gerontology: The basics explores the field of research,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    Whose Body is it Anyway? explores contemporary understandings of the body in order to highlight the conflicting ways in which it is considered in different contexts, times and spaces, either as the possession of the individual or that of society (or both). The book explores these ideas through the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Digital Media Usage Across the Life Course

    Edited by Paul G. Nixon, Rajash Rawal, Andreas Funk

    New York Times columnist, Thomas Friedman declared the modern age in which we live as the ’age of distraction’ in 2006. The basis of his argument was that technology has changed the ways in which our minds function and our capacity to dedicate ourselves to any particular task. Others assert that…

    Paperback – 2018-02-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Contemporary Narratives of Dementia

    Ethics, Ageing, Politics

    By Sarah Falcus, Katsura Sako

    This book examines narratives of dementia in contemporary literary texts, studying what is now a pressing issue with deep political, economic, and social implications for many ageing societies. The volume contributes to key critical and ethical debates in its analysis of some of the many literary…

    Hardback – 2018-02-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Creative Ageing Cities

    Place Design with Older People in Asian Cities

    Edited by Keng Hua Chong, Mihye Cho

    Ageing population and rapid urbanisation are the two major demographic shifts in today’s world. Architectural designs and urban policies have to deal with issues of an ever larger elderly population living in the cities, especially in old urban neighbourhoods, while also taking into consideration…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

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