Paper $49.95 ISBN: 9781447343127 Will Publish May 2020 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $115.00 ISBN: 9781447343103 Will Publish May 2020 For sale in North and South America only

The Evolution of British Gerontology

Personal Perspectives and Historical Developments

Miriam Bernard, Mo Ray, and Jackie Reynolds

The Evolution of British Gerontology

Miriam Bernard, Mo Ray, and Jackie Reynolds

Distributed for Bristol University Press

224 pages | 6 1/4 x 9 1/4
Paper $49.95 ISBN: 9781447343127 Will Publish May 2020 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $115.00 ISBN: 9781447343103 Will Publish May 2020 For sale in North and South America only
This book looks critically at how gerontological knowledge in the UK has developed and changed over the last half century, framed by knowledge of the international gerontological literature and research. Rather than concentrating on reviewing and synthesizing the accumulated body of gerontological research, it looks instead at what can be learned from interviews with people who have been active in building the UK's gerontological knowledge base since the establishment of the British Society of Gerontology (BSG) in 1971, supplemented with a detailed examination of the Society's archives (held at the Centre for Policy on Ageing in London).
Contents
Part one: The ageing of British gerontology; Chapter One: Introduction; Chapter Two: Who’s Who; Part two: Learning from the past; Chapter Three: The Development of Gerontology; Chapter Four: Key Themes in Gerontology’s Evolution; Part three: Lives and
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