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

By Susan Pickard

"With nice rigour, but an enviable lightness of contact, Susan Pickard has written an attractive and available publication that scholars will love."

- Rosaline Gill, urban college London

"A scholarly journey de strength that brings into concentration many of the disciplines, histories, literatures and knowledges that experience remodeled us into smooth matters of age."

- Stephen Katz, Trent University

Age Studies takes an invigorating method of the study of age and ageing in modern society. Encompassing getting older during the lifestyles direction, taking in formative years, formative years, mid-life and older age, and positioned explicitly inside a sociological disciplinary framework, Age Studies:

  • Explores present social technological know-how debates at the examine of getting old linking those to center sociological concepts.
  • Links idea and alertness, utilizing numerous examples and foreign case studies
  • Includes bankruptcy summaries, extra analyzing and guided questions. 

A thought-provoking spouse to complicated undergraduates and postgraduate scholar learning growing older, older humans, social gerontology and similar courses.

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