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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 desire for the learn of previous age and getting older. An advent to Gerontology presents a wide-ranging advent to this significant subject. through assuming no earlier professional wisdom and fending off jargon, this e-book will consultant scholars via all of the major topics in gerontology, overlaying either conventional parts, similar to organic and social getting older, in addition to extra modern parts, similar to know-how, the humanities, sexuality and schooling of older adults. An creation to Gerontology is written through a group of foreign authors with multidisciplinary backgrounds who draw proof from numerous diverse views and traditions.

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