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By Susan Pickard

"With nice rigour, but an enviable lightness of contact, Susan Pickard has written an enticing and available ebook that scholars will love."

- Rosaline Gill, urban collage London

"A scholarly travel de strength that brings into concentration a number of the disciplines, histories, literatures and knowledges that experience remodeled us into glossy matters of age."

- Stephen Katz, Trent University

Age Studies takes an invigorating method of the study of age and ageing in modern society. Encompassing growing old through the existence path, taking in adolescence, formative years, mid-life and older age, and positioned explicitly inside of a sociological disciplinary framework, Age Studies:

  • Explores present social technology debates at the research of growing old linking those to middle sociological concepts.
  • Links thought and alertness, utilizing various examples and foreign case studies
  • Includes bankruptcy summaries, additional studying and guided questions. 

A thought-provoking better half to complex undergraduates and postgraduate scholar learning ageing, older humans, social gerontology and comparable courses.

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