Textbooks: Gerontology (Ageing)

  • Introduction to Senior Transportation: Enhancing Community Mobility and Transportation Services book cover

    Introduction to Senior Transportation

    Enhancing Community Mobility and Transportation Services

    By Helen K. Kerschner, Nina M. Silverstein

    Introduction to Senior Transportation focuses on an issue that is a growing concern -- the community mobility needs of older adults. Surpassing the coverage available in existing gerontology textbooks, it enables the reader to understand and appreciate the challenges faced by older adults as they…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Aging

  • Issues in Aging book cover

    Issues in Aging

    4th Edition

    By Mark Novak

    Issues in Aging combines social, psychological, biological and philosophical perspectives to present a multifaceted picture of aging. Novak illustrates both the problems and the opportunities that accompany older age. The text helps students understand the tremendous variability in aging, and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge

  • Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods: Understanding successful aging book cover

    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

  • Mass Media, An Aging Population, and the Baby Boomers book cover

    Mass Media, An Aging Population, and the Baby Boomers

    By Michael L. Hilt, Jeremy H. Lipschultz

    As the oldest members of the baby boomer generation head into their retirement years, this demographic shift is having a substantial influence on uses of mass media, as well as the images portrayed in these media. Mass Media, An Aging Population, and the Baby Boomers provides a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2012-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Human Memory: Second Edition book cover

    Human Memory

    Second Edition

    By Gabriel A. Radvansky

    Provides students with a guide to human memory, its properties, theories about how it works, and how studying it can help us understand who we are and why we do the things that we do. For undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Memory. This book provides a very broad range of topics covering…

    Hardback – 2010-11-08
    Routledge

  • Human Aging book cover

    Human Aging

    2nd Edition

    By Paul W. Foos, M. Cherie Clark

    This text offers a readable and friendly presentation of the important methods, findings, and theories of human aging, while actively involving the reader in meaningful exercises and critical thinking. Students are repeatedly challenged to apply information in the text to the older adults in their…

    Hardback – 2007-12-22
    Routledge

  • Aging and Development: Social and Emotional Perspectives book cover

    Aging and Development

    Social and Emotional Perspectives

    By Ann O'Hanlon, Peter Coleman

    With increasing numbers of the population living into old age, we need a better understanding of the nature and experience of ageing in all its aspects. Up to now, very few texts have considered this in any depth, but 'Ageing and Development', a new volume in the Texts in Developmental Psychology…

    Paperback – 2004-02-27
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Cultures of Ageing: Self, Citizen and the Body book cover

    Cultures of Ageing

    Self, Citizen and the Body

    By Chris Gilleard, Paul Higgs

    For undergraduate courses in sociology and psychology which examine ageing adulthood. This book focuses on the dramatic changes to the nature of post-retirement life experienced by people at the end of the twentieth century. It examines age and ageing in terms of the key preoccupations of…

    Paperback – 2000-09-22
    Routledge

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