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The study of ageing is continuing to increase rapidly across multiple disciplines. Consequently students, academics, professionals and policy makers need texts on the latest research, theory, policy and practice developments in the field. With new areas of interest in mid- and later life opening up,...

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Published in: Valuing older people p. xi
Main Author: Judith Phillips
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: Policy Press 07-20-2009
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Summary: The study of ageing is continuing to increase rapidly across multiple disciplines. Consequently students, academics, professionals and policy makers need texts on the latest research, theory, policy and practice developments in the field. With new areas of interest in mid- and later life opening up, the series bridges the gaps in the literature as well as providing cutting-edge debate on new and traditional areas of ageing within a lifecourse perspective. Taking this approach, the Ageing and the Lifecourse series addresses ‘ageing’ (rather than gerontology or ‘old age’), providing coverage of mid- as well as later life; it promotes a critical
ISBN: 9781847422927
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