Older People in Modern Society

Anthea Tinker

Editura: Longman
Older People in Modern Society is an established classic text in its field and through subsequent editions its reputation and that of its author has grown. In this fourth and renamed edition, Anthea Tinker synthesises and discusses a wide range of literature about older people, drawing from fields such as medicine, sociology and social policy and using primary source material to illustrate the text. She also introduces a number of topics that have attained greater importance since publication of the third edition in 1992, for example, continuing care and the abuse of older people.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Editor's preface
    Author's preface to the fourth edition
    List of abbreviations

    Part One. The background
    1. Introduction
    2. A profile of older people
    3. General review of the literature

    Part Two. Needs and how they are met
    4. A critical narrative of the main developments in services for older people
    5. The financial and employment position
    6. Health
    7. Housing
    8. Personal and other social services
    9. Some groups with special needs
    10. Community care - the family
    11. Community care - support from the wider community

    Part Three. Assessment
    12. The contribution of older people
    13. Some general problems
    14. The topic in perspective

    Part Four. Documents

  • Data Publicarii : 1997
  • Editie : 4
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 384
  • ISBN : 9780582294882
291.99 Lei
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