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Aging and Old Age

Author: Richard A. Posner

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226675688

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 375

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Observing that people change both physically and cognitively as they age, Posner suggests that each of us has, in succession, two separate selves - younger and older - with different abilities, interests, and behaviors, an insight that helps clarify a number of issues concerning the elderly.
Aging and Old Age
Language: un
Pages: 375
Authors: Richard A. Posner
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-04 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Observing that people change both physically and cognitively as they age, Posner suggests that each of us has, in succession, two separate selves - younger and older - with different abilities, interests, and behaviors, an insight that helps clarify a number of issues concerning the elderly.
The Social Processes of Aging and Old Age
Language: un
Pages: 406
Authors: Arnold S. Brown
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Pearson College Division

A critical yet optimistic analysis of the provision of services to the aged, this timely book offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of aging in contemporary life and stresses how much can be learned about the aged through cross-cultural comparisons. Analyzes the social and economic forces that tend to make
Ageing and Old Age
Language: un
Pages: 82
Authors: Ee Heok Kua
Categories: Aged
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Singapore University Press

This book offers good news about ageing in Singapore and not just the grim statistics of elderly people. From a meticulous survey of 612 elderly people in the districts of Tiong Bahru, Bukit Merah and Henderson, a wealth of data has been amassed. The questionnaire encompassed a wide range of
Serializing Age
Language: un
Pages: 276
Authors: Maricel Oró-Piqueras, Anita Wohlmann
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-31 - Publisher: transcript Verlag

Serialized storytelling provides intriguing opportunities for critical representations of age and aging. In contrast to the finite character of films, television narratives can unfold across hundreds of episodes and multiple seasons. Contemporary viewing practices and new media technologies have resulted in complex television narratives, in which experimental temporalities and revisions
Politics, Power and Old Age
Language: un
Pages: 164
Authors: John A. Vincent
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

This volume introduces ideas, dilemmas and controversies about the way that lives of elderly people are shaped by patterns of power. It is about politics in the broadest sense and about old age as a contested part of contemporary social life. The author applies ideas about power and ageism in