Social Gerontology


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

Series: Social Perspectives of Aging
BISAC: SOC024000

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 )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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




Publish with Nova Science Publishers

We publish over 800 titles annually by leading researchers from around the world. Submit a Book Proposal Now!