Social Gerontology

Jason L. Powell
Associate Dean of Faculty, Coventry University, UK

Series: Social Perspectives of Aging
BISAC: SOC024000


Volume 10

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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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This book explores the concept of aging and presents it in the disciplinary field entitled ‘Social Gerontology’. The book examines key theories that have emerged and the problems and possibilities of such theories to understand key social issues affecting older people such as health, welfare, leisure and identity. (Imprint: Novinka )

Chapter 1: Introduction: What is Ageing?

Chapter 2: Social Theories of Ageing

Chapter 3: Critical Perspectives in Gerontology

Chapter 4: The Case of Gender and Ageing

Chapter 5: Biographical Approaches to Ageing (Summary Sheet)

Chapter 6: Foucauldian Analysis of Social Gerontology




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