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By Ian Stuart-Hamilton

ISBN-10: 0521513308

ISBN-13: 9780521513302

ISBN-10: 0521734959

ISBN-13: 9780521734950

With the world's inhabitants getting more and more older, there hasn't ever been a extra urgent want for the research of outdated age and getting old. An creation to Gerontology offers a wide-ranging advent to this significant subject. via assuming no previous specialist wisdom and heading off jargon, this booklet will advisor scholars via all of the major topics in gerontology, overlaying either conventional parts, akin to organic and social ageing, in addition to extra modern parts, equivalent to know-how, the humanities, sexuality and schooling of older adults. An creation to Gerontology is written by way of a crew of foreign authors with multidisciplinary backgrounds who draw facts from numerous assorted views and traditions.

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