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By Susan Pickard

ISBN-10: 1446287378

ISBN-13: 9781446287378

"With nice rigour, but an enviable lightness of contact, Susan Pickard has written an interesting and available booklet that scholars will love."

- Rosaline Gill, urban college London

"A scholarly travel de strength that brings into concentration a few of the disciplines, histories, literatures and knowledges that experience reworked us into sleek matters of age."

- Stephen Katz, Trent University

Age Studies takes an invigorating method of the study of age and ageing in modern society. Encompassing ageing in the course of the lifestyles direction, taking in youth, youth, mid-life and older age, and located explicitly inside a sociological disciplinary framework, Age Studies:

  • Explores present social technological know-how debates at the examine of growing old linking those to center sociological concepts.
  • Links concept and alertness, utilizing quite a few examples and foreign case studies
  • Includes bankruptcy summaries, additional examining and guided questions. 

A thought-provoking better half to complicated undergraduates and postgraduate pupil learning growing older, older humans, social gerontology and similar courses.

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