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By Yoshiko Matsumoto

ISBN-10: 0804771480

ISBN-13: 9780804771481

ISBN-10: 0804771499

ISBN-13: 9780804771498

The undeniable fact of Japan's quickly getting older inhabitants has been identified for a while. yet past facts and implications for the longer term, we don't recognize a lot concerning the genuine getting older technique. Senior voters and their diverse reviews have, for the main half, been obscured via stereotypes. This attention-grabbing new selection of learn at the aged works to place a human face on getting older by means of contemplating a number of dimensions of the getting older event in Japan.

Faces of Aging foregrounds a spectrum of elder-centered issues—social task, caregiving, generational bias, suicide, sexuality, and verbal exchange with doctors, to call a few—from the point of view of these who're residing them. The volume's diversified members signify the fields of sociology, anthropology, medication, nursing, gerontology, psychology, movie stories, gender stories, conversation, and linguistics, supplying a various collection of qualitative experiences of getting older to researchers around the social sciences.

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