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 collage London

"A scholarly journey de strength that brings into concentration many of the disciplines, histories, literatures and knowledges that experience remodeled us into glossy topics of age."

- Stephen Katz, Trent University

Age Studies takes an invigorating method of the study of age and ageing in modern society. Encompassing getting old during the lifestyles direction, taking in formative years, formative years, mid-life and older age, and positioned explicitly inside of a sociological disciplinary framework, Age Studies:

  • Explores present social technology debates at the research of growing old linking those to middle sociological concepts.
  • Links concept and alertness, utilizing a number of examples and overseas case studies
  • Includes bankruptcy summaries, extra studying and guided questions. 

A thought-provoking significant other to complex undergraduates and postgraduate scholar learning getting old, older humans, social gerontology and comparable courses.

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