Social Science - Gerontology

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This Chair Rocks

Ashton Applewhite

Author, activist, and TED speaker Ashton Applewhite has written a rousing manifesto calling for an end to discrimination and prejudice on the basis of age. In our youth obsessed culture, we’re bombarded by media images and me...

Published: Mar 2020

Nomadland: Surviving America in the T...

Jessica Bruder

"People who thought the 2008 financial collapse was over a long time ago need to meet the people Jessica Bruder got to know in this scorching, beautifully written, vivid, disturbing (and occasionally wryly funny) book." ―R...

Published: Sep 2018

Aging in Places: Reflective Preparati...

Ph. D. Marian Leah Knapp

Aging In Places: Reflective Preparation for the Future describes the numerous and complex places with which older adults interact in everyday life. Reaching beyond much of the literature on aging, this book tells us what getting older...

Published: Jan 2014

Second Wind: Navigating the Passage t...

William H. Thomas

From one of the most original and innovative thinkers in medicine, this "stirring and splendid book" (Wall Street Journal) offers groundbreaking insight to the postwar generation on facing their second coming of age, a devel...

Published: Mar 2015
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