Ageing and Later Life, Paperback



Ageing and Later Life reflects the diverse nature of the subject by taking a multidisciplinary approach including literary, historical, sociological, policy, psychological, philosophical and clinical perspectives.

This lively and informative book features essays by major authors in the field and includes discussions of: cultural aspects of self-image and identity; current concerns relating to health and well-being; the reality of power and control in the care of older people; concepts and values which shape our understanding of ageing; issues of policy and politics; and historical perspectives on ageing and possibilities for the future.

Ageing and Later Life is a set book for The Open University course K256 An Ageing Society.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384 pages, tables, figures, maps, bibliography, index
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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  • Category: Age groups: the elderly
  • ISBN: 9780803989665



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