Ageing in society: European perspectives on gerontology

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SAGE, 2007 - Education - 364 pages
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The Third Edition of this popular and widely-used text provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of aging, exploring the key behavioral and social science theories, concepts, and methods. This new edition of Ageing in Society has been extensively rewritten and reflects new trends in European gerontology, incorporating recent developments in theory and research from international and interdisciplinary perspectives.

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The biology of ageing
Psychological ageing
Social theory and social ageing

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John Bond is a professor of social gerontology and health services research at the University of Newcastle.

Lynne Corner is an Alzheimer's Society Research Fellow at the University of Newcastle.

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