By Ian Stuart-Hamilton

ISBN-10: 0521513308

ISBN-13: 9780521513302

ISBN-10: 0521734959

ISBN-13: 9780521734950

With the world's inhabitants getting more and more older, there hasn't ever been a extra urgent want for the research of outdated age and getting old. An advent to Gerontology presents a wide-ranging advent to this significant subject. through assuming no past professional wisdom and keeping off jargon, this publication will advisor scholars via all of the major matters in gerontology, protecting either conventional components, reminiscent of organic and social growing older, in addition to extra modern parts, similar to know-how, the humanities, sexuality and schooling of older adults. An creation to Gerontology is written by way of a group of overseas authors with multidisciplinary backgrounds who draw proof from a number of diversified views and traditions.

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