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Opportunities and Optimism in Aging
Issues in Aging, 3rd edition takes an optimistic view of aging and human potential in later life.
This book presents the most up-to-date facts on aging today, the issues raised by these facts, and the societal and individual responses that will create a successful old age for us all.
Mark Novak presents the full picture of aging- exhibiting both the problems and the opportunities that accompany older age. The text illustrates how generations are dependent on one another and how social conditions affect both the individual and social institutions.
Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:
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Mark Novak is Dean and Associate Vice President of the Department of International and Extended Studies at San Jose State University. He has a taught a course in Aging and Society for over 20 years.Review:
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|Eldon Wegner||University of Hawaii at Manoa|
|Maria Claver||California State University, Long Beach|
|Wei Zhang|| |
University of Hawaii at Manoa
“This textbook is excellent in providing a highly readable and highly up-to-date introduction to the field of social gerontology.”
-Eldon Wegner, University of Hawaii at Manoa
“I am very impressed with this text. It presents all of the necessary information in a fresh and modern way.”
-Maria Claver , California State University, Long Beach
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Book Description Pearson, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M020586368X