Old age in modern society: a textbook of social gerontology

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Chapman & Hall, 1994 - Medical - 262 pages
This readable and thoughtful review of the present and future needs of the elderly, provides an overview of the position of older people in late 20th century Britain. It examines their social and economic circumstances and the main policy issues including pensions, housing, health and social care.

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Victor is affiliated with St. George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK.

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