With the world's inhabitants getting more and more older, there hasn't ever been a extra urgent want for the examine of previous age and ageing. An creation to Gerontology offers a wide-ranging creation to this crucial subject. through assuming no past professional wisdom and fending off jargon, this publication will advisor scholars via the entire major matters in gerontology, overlaying either conventional parts, equivalent to organic and social aging, in addition to extra modern parts, resembling know-how, the humanities, sexuality and schooling of older adults. An creation to Gerontology is written via a crew of foreign authors with multidisciplinary backgrounds who draw facts from various assorted views and traditions.
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