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Description - Reconstructing Old Age by Professor Chris Phillipson

Reconstructing Old Age outlines the changing contexts and experiences associated with later life, and provides and overview of theoretical debates in gerontology. Chris Phillipson critically reviews the different theoretical explanations which attempt to explain these changes. Contemporary controversies and debates examined in detail include: the argument that changes to pensions, employment, and intergenerational relations areplacing doubt on the meaning and purpose of growing old - the suggestion that later life is being reconstructed as a period of potential choice, but also one of risk and danger

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803979895
ISBN-10: 0803979894
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Oct-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Professor Chris Phillipson

Chris Phillipson is Professor of Applied Social Studies and Social Gerontology at Keele University.

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