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Faces of Aging: The Lived Experiences of the Elderly in by Yoshiko Matsumoto

By Yoshiko Matsumoto

The incontrovertible fact of Japan's speedily getting older inhabitants has been identified for a while. yet past data and implications for the longer term, we don't comprehend a lot concerning the genuine getting older approach. Senior voters and their various reports have, for the main half, been obscured by means of stereotypes. This attention-grabbing new selection of study at the aged works to place a human face on getting older via contemplating a number of dimensions of the getting older adventure in Japan.

Faces of Aging foregrounds a spectrum of elder-centered issues—social job, caregiving, generational bias, suicide, sexuality, and verbal exchange with doctors, to call a few—from the viewpoint of these who're dwelling them. The volume's assorted individuals characterize the fields of sociology, anthropology, medication, nursing, gerontology, psychology, movie stories, gender stories, verbal exchange, and linguistics, providing a various collection of qualitative reviews of getting older to researchers around the social sciences.

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