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Education and aging
Author(s)David A Peterson, James E Thornton, James E Birren
PublisherPrentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1986
Pages240 pp
KeywordsAdult Education ; United States of America.
AnnotationWriting from a multidisciplinary perspective, the authors examine the historical and philosophical setting of education and the role of higher education in an ageing society in the US, the social resources facilitating lifelong education in the information age, and the potential outcomes of education for older people. The text includes reviews of the literature and overviews of topics concerning the differential interactions of age, environment and instruction. (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-930528051 B
ClassmarkGP: 7T

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