Later Life: The Realities of Aging

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2006 - Psychology - 423 pages
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For anyone interest in Sociology of Aging or Gerontology taught primarily in departments of sociology.

An interdisciplinary introduction to the aging process which uses symbolic interactionism as the main theoretical perspective. Accessible, interdisciplinary coverage with chapters covering a variety of subject matter areas from biology to psychology, from economics to sociology, from political science to religion. Utilizes symbolic interaction perspective to explain behavior problems and an individual's adaptations associated with the process of aging.

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