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The international handbook on aging : current research and developments / edited by Erdman B. Palmore, Frank Whittington, and Suzanne Kunkel ; associate editors, Elizabeth Lokon and Samuel M. Mwangi ; foreword by George L. Maddox.

Contributor(s): Kunkel, Suzanne | Palmore, Erdman Ballagh 1930- | Whittington, Frank J
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. Praeger c2009Edition: 3rd edDescription: xvi, 705 p. ill. 25 cmISBN: 9780313352300 (alk. paper); 0313352305 (alk. paper)Uniform titles: Developments and research on aging Subject(s): Aging | Aging -- Cross-cultural studies | Aging | Gerontology | Gerontology -- Cross-cultural studies | Gerontology | Gerontologi | ÅldrandetDDC classification: 305.26 Other classification: 305.2 | Oabkbc
Contents:
African region / Isabella Aboderin and Monica Ferreira -- Asia-Pacific region / Sheung-Tak Cheng, David R. Phillips, and Alfred C.M. Chan -- European region / Marja Aartsen -- Latin American region / Nelida Redondo -- International nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) related to aging / Samuel M. Wangi -- Argentina / José R. Jauregui and Isidoro Fainstein -- Australia / Laurie Buys, Evonne Miller, and Karen Robinson -- Austria / Kathrin Komp -- Botswana / Akpovire Oduaran and Keneilwe Molosi -- Brazil / Renato Maia Guimarães -- Canada / Neena L. Chappell -- China / Du Peng and Yang Hui -- Costa Rica / Jim Mitchell, Don E. Bradley, and Alejandro Gutierrez Delgado -- Cuba / James T. Sykes and Enrique Vega -- Czech Republic / Eva Topinková and Lucie Vidovicová -- Denmark / Karen Munk -- Egypt / Abdel Moneim Ashour -- Estonia / Kai Saks -- Germany / Andreas Kruse and Eric Schmitt -- Great Britain / Kate Davidson -- Greece / Efstathios S. Gonos, Ioannis P. Trougakos, and Niki Chondrogianni -- Hungary / Bálint Boga -- India / P.V. Ramaurti and D. Jamuna -- Ireland / Desmond O'Neill, Cillian Twomey, and Eamon O'Shea -- Israel / Howard Litwin and Jenny Brodsky -- Italy / Antonio Cherubini ... [et al.] -- Japan / Daisaku Maeda -- Kenya / Samuel M. Mwangi -- Luxembourg / Dieter Ferring -- Malaysia / Tey Nai Peng and Ng Sor Tho -- Malta / Joseph Troisi -- Mexico / Armnado F. Pichardo -- The Netherlands / Marja Aartsen -- New Zealand / Judith A. Davey -- Norway / Kirsten Thorsen -- Pakistan / Ra ̓ana Mahmood -- The Philippines / Grace Trinidad-Cruz and Anna Melissa C. Lavares -- Romania / Luiza Spiru and Ileanna Turcu -- Singapore / Kalyani K. Mehta -- Slovakia / Ladislav Hegyi and S̆tefan Krajc̆ík -- Slovenia / Valentina Hlebec and Masa Filipovic Hrast -- South Africa / Jaco Hoffman -- South Korea / Sung-Jae Choi -- Spain / Belén Bueno and M. Teresa Sancho -- Sweden / Torbjörn Svensson and Susanne Iwarsson -- Switzerland / Jean-Pierre Michel ... [et al.] --
Taiwan / Ching-Yu Chen -- Thailand / Rossarin Soottipong Gray and Aphichat Chamratrithirong -- Turkey / Yesim Gökçe-Kutsal -- Uganda / James Kabooza -- United States / Erdman B. Palmore -- Zimbabwe / Sitawa R. Kimuna -- Afterword : aging in the global century / Jon Hendricks
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Rev. ed. of: Developments and research on aging. [Rev. ed.]. 1993

Includes bibliographical references and index

African region / Isabella Aboderin and Monica Ferreira -- Asia-Pacific region / Sheung-Tak Cheng, David R. Phillips, and Alfred C.M. Chan -- European region / Marja Aartsen -- Latin American region / Nelida Redondo -- International nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) related to aging / Samuel M. Wangi -- Argentina / José R. Jauregui and Isidoro Fainstein -- Australia / Laurie Buys, Evonne Miller, and Karen Robinson -- Austria / Kathrin Komp -- Botswana / Akpovire Oduaran and Keneilwe Molosi -- Brazil / Renato Maia Guimarães -- Canada / Neena L. Chappell -- China / Du Peng and Yang Hui -- Costa Rica / Jim Mitchell, Don E. Bradley, and Alejandro Gutierrez Delgado -- Cuba / James T. Sykes and Enrique Vega -- Czech Republic / Eva Topinková and Lucie Vidovicová -- Denmark / Karen Munk -- Egypt / Abdel Moneim Ashour -- Estonia / Kai Saks -- Germany / Andreas Kruse and Eric Schmitt -- Great Britain / Kate Davidson -- Greece / Efstathios S. Gonos, Ioannis P. Trougakos, and Niki Chondrogianni -- Hungary / Bálint Boga -- India / P.V. Ramaurti and D. Jamuna -- Ireland / Desmond O'Neill, Cillian Twomey, and Eamon O'Shea -- Israel / Howard Litwin and Jenny Brodsky -- Italy / Antonio Cherubini ... [et al.] -- Japan / Daisaku Maeda -- Kenya / Samuel M. Mwangi -- Luxembourg / Dieter Ferring -- Malaysia / Tey Nai Peng and Ng Sor Tho -- Malta / Joseph Troisi -- Mexico / Armnado F. Pichardo -- The Netherlands / Marja Aartsen -- New Zealand / Judith A. Davey -- Norway / Kirsten Thorsen -- Pakistan / Ra ̓ana Mahmood -- The Philippines / Grace Trinidad-Cruz and Anna Melissa C. Lavares -- Romania / Luiza Spiru and Ileanna Turcu -- Singapore / Kalyani K. Mehta -- Slovakia / Ladislav Hegyi and S̆tefan Krajc̆ík -- Slovenia / Valentina Hlebec and Masa Filipovic Hrast -- South Africa / Jaco Hoffman -- South Korea / Sung-Jae Choi -- Spain / Belén Bueno and M. Teresa Sancho -- Sweden / Torbjörn Svensson and Susanne Iwarsson -- Switzerland / Jean-Pierre Michel ... [et al.] --

Taiwan / Ching-Yu Chen -- Thailand / Rossarin Soottipong Gray and Aphichat Chamratrithirong -- Turkey / Yesim Gökçe-Kutsal -- Uganda / James Kabooza -- United States / Erdman B. Palmore -- Zimbabwe / Sitawa R. Kimuna -- Afterword : aging in the global century / Jon Hendricks

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