An Introduction to Gerontology

Cambridge University Press
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With the world's population getting increasingly older, there has never been a more pressing need for the study of old age and ageing. An Introduction to Gerontology provides a wide-ranging introduction to this important topic. By assuming no prior expert knowledge and avoiding jargon, this book will guide students through all the main subjects in gerontology, covering both traditional areas, such as biological and social ageing, and more contemporary areas, such as technology, the arts and sexuality. An Introduction to Gerontology is written by a team of international authors with multidisciplinary backgrounds who draw evidence from a variety of different perspectives and traditions.
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About the author

Ian Stuart-Hamilton is Professor of Developmental Psychology and Faculty Head of Research and External Activity at the University of Glamorgan. He has been teaching lifespan psychology for over twenty-five years and has written six textbooks including The Psychology of Ageing, which was the winner of an award from the British Medical Association and shortlisted for the British Psychological Society's Book of the Year award.

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Publisher
Cambridge University Press
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Published on
Mar 31, 2011
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Pages
459
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ISBN
9781139500173
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / General
Medical / Physiology
Psychology / Developmental / Adulthood & Aging
Psychology / Developmental / General
Social Science / Gerontology
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