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By Susan Pickard

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

- Rosaline Gill, urban collage London

"A scholarly journey de strength that brings into concentration some of the disciplines, histories, literatures and knowledges that experience reworked us into sleek 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 adolescence, formative years, 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 getting older linking those to center sociological concepts.
  • Links thought and alertness, utilizing various examples and foreign case studies
  • Includes bankruptcy summaries, additional examining and guided questions. 

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

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