Age Studies: A Sociological Examination of How We Age and by Susan Pickard PDF

By Susan Pickard

"With nice rigour, but an enviable lightness of contact, Susan Pickard has written a fascinating and obtainable booklet that scholars will love."

- Rosaline Gill, urban college London

"A scholarly travel de strength that brings into concentration a number of the disciplines, histories, literatures and knowledges that experience remodeled us into sleek topics of age."

- Stephen Katz, Trent University

Age Studies takes an invigorating method of the study of age and ageing in modern society. Encompassing aging during the existence path, taking in adolescence, youth, mid-life and older age, and located explicitly inside a sociological disciplinary framework, Age Studies:

  • Explores present social technological know-how debates at the learn of ageing linking those to middle sociological concepts.
  • Links thought and alertness, utilizing quite a few examples and overseas case studies
  • Includes bankruptcy summaries, additional examining and guided questions. 

A thought-provoking better half to complex undergraduates and postgraduate scholar learning growing old, older humans, social gerontology and comparable courses.

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