Books in category Social Science – Gerontology

  • Theodosius Schoepffers Gerontologia seu Tractatus de jure senum

    Theodosius Schoepffers “Gerontologia seu Tractatus de jure senum”
    Arnold Becker

    The starting point and main focus of the cultural studies in this volume, which are the result of an interdisciplinary research project based in Bonn, is a Latin text, published in 1705, by the Quedlinburg jurist, Theodosius Schoepffer …

  • Practical Theology for Aging

    Practical Theology for Aging
    Derrell R. Watkins

    This book has practical suggestions that address: God’s purpose for aging—why do we have to grow old? sexual health for senior citizens the suffering and physical debilitation that sometimes accompany aging afflictions like dementia and …

  • Environment And Identity In Later Life

    Environment And Identity In Later Life
    Peace, Sheila, Kellaher, Leonie, Holland, Caroline

    In later life, people bring to this relationship a lifetime's experience that makes certain associations more or less important. This book explores the relationship between environment and identity for older people.

  • Rethinking Old Age

    Rethinking Old Age
    Paul Higgs, Chris Gilleard

    Inspired by the authors' ground-breaking work on the third and fourth age and supported by extensive sociological, medical and historical research, Rethinking Old Age offers a unique and timely analysis of the fourth age as a 'social …

  • Centers for Ending

    Centers for Ending
    Seymour B. Sarason

    This concise volume is essential reading for researchers, graduate students, professionals, practitioners, and policy makers across such fields as geriatric medicine, health psychology, social work, public health, and public policy.

  • Spirituality and Hospice Social Work

    Spirituality and Hospice Social Work
    Ann M Callahan

    This targeted volume draws upon multidisciplinary theory and research to advance a relational model of spiritually sensitive hospice care.

  • Understanding Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life

    Understanding Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life:
    Panel on Race, Ethnicity, and Health in Later Life, Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council

    This volume, produced by a multidisciplinary panel, considers such possible explanations for racial and ethnic health differentials within an integrated framework.

  • Design for Nature in Dementia Care

    Design for Nature in Dementia Care
    Garuth Chalfont

    Adopts a holistic and person-centred approach to caring for dementia sufferers by considering their emotional, psychological and spiritual well-being.

  • Categorical Variables in Developmental Research

    Categorical Variables in Developmental Research
    Alexander von Eye, Clifford C. Clogg

    Covering the measurement of individual differences in growth rates, the measurement of stage transitions, latent class and log-linear models, chi-square, and more, the book provides a means for developmental researchers to make use of …

  • Manager im Ruhestand Eine empirische Untersuchung des Ruhestandsverhaltens

    Manager im Ruhestand. Eine empirische Untersuchung des Ruhestandsverhaltens
    Ivonne Kuss

    Masterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich Gerontologie / Alterswissenschaften, Note: 1,3, Universität Vechta; früher Hochschule Vechta (Institut für Gerontologie (IfG)), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Ältere Menschen verfügen heute …

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