The Resource A guide to humanistic studies in aging : what does it mean to grow old?, edited by Thomas R. Cole, Ruth E. Ray, Robert Kastenbaum

A guide to humanistic studies in aging : what does it mean to grow old?, edited by Thomas R. Cole, Ruth E. Ray, Robert Kastenbaum

Label
A guide to humanistic studies in aging : what does it mean to grow old?
Title
A guide to humanistic studies in aging
Title remainder
what does it mean to grow old?
Statement of responsibility
edited by Thomas R. Cole, Ruth E. Ray, Robert Kastenbaum
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
612.6/7
Index
index present
LC call number
QP86
LC item number
.G85 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
Label
A guide to humanistic studies in aging : what does it mean to grow old?, edited by Thomas R. Cole, Ruth E. Ray, Robert Kastenbaum
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index
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Contents
  • Introduction : the humanistic study of aging past and present, or why gerontology still needs interpretive inquiry / Thomas R. Cole and Ruth E. Ray -- The history of aging and old age in "western" cultures / Pat Thane -- Resilience and creativity in aging : the realms of silver / Anne M. Wyatt-Brown -- Literary texts and literary critics team up against ageism / Barbara Frey Waxman -- Philosophy of aging, time, and finitude / Jan Baars -- Aging in world religions : an overview / Stephen Sapp -- The value and meaning of friendship in later life / Brian de Vries -- Encountering the numinous : relationality, the arts, and religion in later life / Susan H. McFadden and Janet L. Ramsey --
  • Creativity and aging : psychological growth, health, and well-being / Gene D. Cohen -- The five people you meet in retirement / Ronald J. Manheimer -- The age of reflexive longevity : how the clinic and changing expectations of the life course are reshaping old age / Sharon R. Kaufman -- Ethics and aging, retrospectively and prospectively / Martha B. Holstein -- Age, meaning, and place : cultural narratives and retirement communities / Stephen Katz and Kevin McHugh -- Old age and globalization / RĂ¼diger Kunow -- Ageism and social change : the new regimes of decline / Margaret M. Gullette -- Treadmilling to the far side : an informal guide to coming of age with mortality / Robert Kastenbaum
Control code
000044492744
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 390 p.
Isbn
9780801894336
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009027106
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.b24622898
System control number
(OCoLC)421361433

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