Ageing and Later Life Paperback
Edited by Julia Johnson, Robert Slater
Part of the Published in Association with The Open University series
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
- Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
- Publication Date: 22/12/1993
- Category: Age groups: the elderly
- ISBN: 9780803989665