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Old People, New Lives
Language: en
Pages: 227
Authors: Jennie Keith
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982-10-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

"An American anthropologist, Jennie Keith . . . went to live for twelve months in a French housing scheme for retired people and as a participant observer conducted a study in community creation. This book, in which she describes and analyses her experience, is a delight. It is scholarly and
Old Age
Language: en
Pages: 126
Authors: Haim Hazan, Ḥayyim Ḥazzān
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-04-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Focusing on the reality of the experience of old age from a social constructivist perspective, as opposed to the stereotyped image, this text argues that it is affected by deeply ingrained social attitudes whereby the old are separated from society and associated with the fear of death.
Working with Older People: The practitioner and the elderly
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: United States. Health Services and Mental Health Administration. Division of Health Care Services
Categories: Geriatrics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1969 - Publisher:

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Managing Change in Old Age
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Haim Hazan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

This book is an ethnographic study of an old age home in Israel that sheds light on the existential experience of elderly retirees. Hazan looks carefully at the universal concerns of old age, specifically examining the nature of everyday life in the institutional setting. He shows the workings of the
Toward an Independent Old Age
Language: en
Pages: 361
Authors: National Institute on Aging. National Research on Aging Planning Panel, National Research on Aging. National Research on Aging Planning Panel
Categories: Age factors in disease
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher:

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