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By Susan Pickard

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

- Rosaline Gill, urban college London

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

- Stephen Katz, Trent University

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

  • Explores present social technology debates at the examine of growing older linking those to middle sociological concepts.
  • Links thought and alertness, utilizing numerous examples and foreign case studies
  • Includes bankruptcy summaries, extra examining and guided questions. 

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

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