Understanding Old Age

Critical and Global Perspectives

by Wilson, Gail

Description
Providing a comprehensive overview of themes of ageing from a global perspective, this ambitious text introduces the reader to a wide range of issues and policies on ageing. Topics examined include: theoretical perspectives on ageing in society; demographic trends; roles played by older people as political actors; migration; health; pensions; family and institutional care; and elder abuse.

This will be essential reading for students of social gerontology, as well as an invaluable resource for students of nursing, social work, social policy and development studies.

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: February 2000
  • English
  • 9780857026354 / 0761960112
  • California
  • Primary Price: 26.99 GBP
  • Pages: 208
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Readership: College - higher education
  • Publish State: Published
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001848390