Description - Ageing and Later Life by Julia Johnson
Ageing and Later Life reflects the diverse nature of the subject by taking a multidisciplinary approach including literary, historical, sociological, policy, psychological, philosophical and clinical perspectives. This lively and informative book features essays by major authors in the field and includes discussions of: cultural aspects of self-image and identity; current concerns relating to health and well-being; the reality of power and control in the care of older people; concepts and values which shape our understanding of ageing; issues of policy and politics; and historical perspectives on ageing and possibilities for the future.
Ageing and Later Life is a set book for The Open University course K256 An Ageing Society.
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(234mm x 156mm x mm)
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