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 collage London

"A scholarly journey de strength that brings into concentration some 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 old through the existence path, taking in adolescence, youth, mid-life and older age, and positioned explicitly inside of a sociological disciplinary framework, Age Studies:

  • Explores present social technological know-how debates at the examine of growing older linking those to center sociological concepts.
  • Links idea and alertness, utilizing quite a few examples and overseas case studies
  • Includes bankruptcy summaries, additional analyzing and guided questions. 

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

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