ISBN 9781452203096,Aging: Concepts And Controversies

Aging: Concepts And Controversies


Pine Forge



Pine Forge

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9781452203096

ISBN-10 1452203091


Edition 7th
Number of Pages 576 Pages
Language (English)

Society & Culture

Since Its Initial Publication In 1994, Moody'S Text Has Been Hailed As A Creative Innovation In The Teaching Of Aging Courses And Modules. This Is Not Simply A Boring Condensation Of Research Literature. Instead, This Text Presents Current Research In An Innovative And Unique Format, Which Interests Students And Encourages Them To Become Involved And Take An Informed Stand On The Major Aging Issues That We As A Society Face.
Leading Author And Active Leader In Gerontology, Rick Moody, Provides Both Thorough Explanation Of The Issues In The 'Concepts' Sections, As Well As Current Research In The 'Controversy' Sections. The Book Shows The Close Link Between Concepts And Controversies In The Broad Areas Of Aging: Health Care, Socioeconomic Trends, And The Life Course. 'Focus On Practice' And 'Focus On The Future' Inserts Engage Student Interest And Help Them To Apply Their Knowledge.