Aging, the Individual, and Society
Cengage Learning, Mar 11, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 496 pages
This accessible text brings a social problems approach to the interdisciplinary study of gerontology. Academic research is combined with an empathetic view of the lives of older people to involve students emotionally and intellectually.
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Aging in America
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Death and Dying
Politics Policies and Programs
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