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Published: 17 January 2019

512 Pages | 16 figures; 10 tables; 15 photos

ISBN: 9780199028429

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Aging as a Social Process

Canada and Beyond

Seventh Edition

Andrew V. Wister

  • Current Canadian content - including data from the 2016 Census and other national surveys such as the Stats Canada Survey on disability - provide students with information relevant to their own experiences in this country
  • Balance of theory and methods help students develop the capacity to think about aging both critically and practically
  • Learning Objectives and Key Facts boxes at the beginning of every chapter pose critical thinking questions and introduce major issues to be discussed in the upcoming chapter
  • For Reflection, Debate, or Action boxes at the end of every chapter encourage students to apply what they have learned to real-life situations
  • Timeline of historical developments in social gerontology provides an overview of events that have had a major impact on Canadian research, policy, and practice in this field

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