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Ways of Aging

Wiley, J,
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Written and edited by social gerontologists, and focusing oneveryday experiences, these essays draw from original case studiesto look at the diverse ways of growing and being older.
* * Collects ten original essays on the aging experience, writtenby prominent social gerontologists.
* Highlights diverse ways of growing and being older.
* Offers detailed portraits of a broad range of experiences,including those of the homeless, the retirement community, sexualnonconformists, and the disabled.
* Addresses stereotypes of the aging process and provides diverseexamples of individual experiences.


Titel: Ways of Aging
Autoren/Herausgeber: Jaber F. Gubrium, James A. Holstein (Hrsg.)
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9780470755495

Seitenzahl: 240
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Jaber F. Gubrium is Professor and Chair of Sociology at theUniversity of Missouri, Columbia. He is editor of the Journal ofAging Studies and the author or editor of 20 books, includingOldtimers and Alzheimer's (1986), Speaking ofLife (1993), and Living and Dying at Murray Manor(1997).
James A. Holstein is Professor of Sociology at MarquetteUniversity and the editor of Social Problems. He is theauthor or editor of numerous books, including Court-OrderedInsanity (1993), Dispute Domains and Welfare ClaimsReconsidering Social Constructionism (1993), and SocialProblems in Everyday Life (1997).
The editors have previously collaborated on What isFamily? (1990), Constructing the Life Course (1994),The Active Interview (1995), The New Language ofQualitative Method (1997), The Self We Live By (1999),and Aging and Everyday Life (Blackwell, 2000). - Newsletter
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