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

By Yoshiko Matsumoto

The incontrovertible fact of Japan's quickly getting older inhabitants has been identified for your time. yet past statistics and implications for the long run, we don't recognize a lot concerning the genuine getting older technique. Senior voters and their diversified stories have, for the main half, been obscured via stereotypes. This interesting new choice of examine at the aged works to place a human face on getting older through contemplating a number of dimensions of the getting older adventure in Japan.

Faces of Aging foregrounds a spectrum of elder-centered issues—social task, caregiving, generational bias, suicide, sexuality, and conversation with doctors, to call a few—from the point of view of these who're residing them. The volume's different members signify the fields of sociology, anthropology, drugs, nursing, gerontology, psychology, movie reviews, gender reviews, conversation, and linguistics, supplying a various choice of qualitative experiences of getting older to researchers around the social sciences.

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