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Dependency and interdependency in old age
 — theoretical perspectives and policy alternatives
Author(s)Chris Phillipson, Miriam Bernard, Patricia Strang
Corporate AuthorBritish Society of Gerontology - BSG
PublisherCroom Helm, London, 1986
Pages371 pp
KeywordsAgeing process ; Conference proceedings.
AnnotationThe theme of the 1985 Annual Conference of the British Society of Gerontology (BSG) was "Understanding Dependency in Later Life: Theoretical Perspectives and Policy Alternatives". This book comprises 30 papers presented at the Conference, preceded by Maggie Kuhn's plenary address, "Social and political goals for an ageing society". Papers are organised into three themes:. the social construction of dependency; responses to dependency; and experiences of growing old. (RH)
Accession NumberCPA-930425001 B
ClassmarkBG: 6M

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