Contemporary Perspectives on Ageism

by Liat Ayalon, Clemens Tesch-Römer

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Book Description

This book provides a comprehensive European perspective on the concept of ageism, its origins, the manifestation and consequences of ageism, as well as ways to respond to and research ageism. The book represents a collaborative effort of researchers from over 20 countries and a variety of disciplines, including, psychology, sociology, gerontology, geriatrics, pharmacology, law, geography, design, engineering, policy and media studies. The contributors have collaborated to produce a truly stimulating and educating book on ageism which brings a clear overview of the state of the art in the field. The book serves as a catalyst to generate research, policy and public interest in the field of ageism and to reconstruct the image of old age and will be of interest to researchers and students in gerontology and geriatrics.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Contemporary Perspectives on Ageism ebook for free in PDF format (8.9 MB).

Book Details

Publisher
Springer
Published
2018
Pages
582
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319738192
ISBN10
3319738194
ISBN13 Digital
9783319738208
ISBN10 Digital
3319738208
PDF Size
8.9 MB
License
CC BY

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