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PLMET:

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Title:

Understanding Ageing in Contemporary Poland: Social and Cultural Perspectives

Subject and Keywords:

aging   old age   old people   elderly people   social space of older people   aging in popular culture   population aging   lifestyles of senior citizens   activity in old age

Abstract:

The topic of old age and ageing is currently being discussed by everyone from politicians, economists and journalists to ordinary people. It figures as a topic in political and media discourse, highlighting the multitude of problems that result from population ageing and that need to be addressed. These issues are being researched by specialists in a variety of disciplines, including demographics, medicine, social policy, economics, psychology and sociology. This tome is a collection of texts by authors representing admittedly diverse academic fields, but with a shared conviction that the phenomenon of population ageing merits in-depth research, as this megatrend is shaping the future of contemporary society – and hence affects us all. This book is an interdisciplinary attempt to grasp and address selected aspects of old age and ageing, from a predominantly cultural perspective.

Place of publishing:

Wrocław

Publisher:

Instytut Socjologii Uniwersytet Wrocławski   click here to follow the link

Contributor:

Grotowska, Stella. Red.   Libiszowska-Żółtkowska, Maria. Rec.   Taranowicz, Iwona. Red.

Date issued:

2014

Detailed Type:

ebook

Format:

application/pdf

Identifier:

ISBN 978-83-63322-24-3

Language:

eng

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Rights holder:

Copyright by Authors

Autor opisu:

TK