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A guide to humanistic studies in aging : what does it mean to grow old? / edited by Thomas R. Cole, Ruth E. Ray, Robert Kastenbaum
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QP86 .G85 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Aging
Humanism
Social perception
Physical Description viii, 390 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references, filmography, (p. [363]-379) and index
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 -- The experience of aging in feature-length films: a selected and annotated filmography / Robert E. Yahnke
Alternate Author Cole, Thomas R., 1949-
Ray, Ruth E., 1954-
Kastenbaum, Robert

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