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By Susan Pickard

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

- Rosaline Gill, urban college London

"A scholarly travel de strength that brings into concentration many of the disciplines, histories, literatures and knowledges that experience reworked us into smooth topics of age."

- Stephen Katz, Trent University

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

  • Explores present social technology debates at the learn of getting older linking those to middle sociological concepts.
  • Links concept and alertness, utilizing quite a few examples and foreign case studies
  • Includes bankruptcy summaries, extra interpreting and guided questions. 

A thought-provoking spouse to complicated undergraduates and postgraduate scholar learning getting older, older humans, social gerontology and comparable courses.

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