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Life"s Career-Aging

Cultural Variations on Growing Old (Cross Cultural Research and Methodology)

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Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Care of the elderly,
  • Elderly,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Aging - General,
  • Gerontology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Aging,
  • Family & Relationships : Aging - General,
  • Old age,
  • Social Science / Gerontology,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Social Science : Gerontology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBarbara G. Myerhoff (Editor), Andrei Simic (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7908800M
    ISBN 10080396000X
    ISBN 109780803960008

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Life's Career-Aging: Cultural Variations on Growing Old (Cross Cultural Research and Methodology) by Barbara G. Myerhoff (Editor), Andrei W. Simic (Editor)Format: Paperback. The method used to study these diverse groups is that of the life history which is, in the editor's view, particularly appropriate to a study of the elderly who are often actively engaged in reviewing and interpreting their own lives.

"The book could open up a fruitful controversy in social gerontology and should become part of the library of. 'The book could open up a fruitful controversy in social gerontology and should become part of the library of every social gerontologist' -- Contemporary Sociology 'A unique contribution to cross-cultural studies in aging' -- Choice 'Worthwhile reading for any human service professional dealing with the aged' -.

Life's Career-Aging by Barbara G. Myerhoff,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Life's Career-Aging: Barbara G. Myerhoff: 4/5(2). Life's Career-Aging Cultural Variations on Growing Old (Cross Cultural Research and Methodology) New Ed edition Published August 1, by Sage Publications, Inc.

Written in English. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: Aging and the aged in cultural perspective / Andrei Simic --Old age in a life-term social arena: some Chagga of Kilamanjaro in / Sally Falk Moore --Winners and losers: aging Yugoslavs in a changing world / Andrei Simic --Youth and aging in central Mexico: one.

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