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Ageing: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Nancy A. Pachana

9780198725329
Paperback
November 2016

Very Short Introductions

Ageing entails lifelong dynamic changes in biological, psychological, and social functioning. While such changes in later adulthood were somewhat neglected by scientists in the past, recent decades have seen a marked increase in research in this area. Nancy A. Pachana examines the impact of rising numbers of older people worldwide.

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Work: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Stephen Fineman

9780199699360
Paperback
November 2012

Very Short Introductions

Work is deeply embedded in the moral and political character of most societies. For many, work becomes fused with our personal and social identities - who we are and how we define ourselves. Steve Fineman explores the key debates about work and the factors that affect it including topics such as globalization, feminism, and technology.

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Organizations: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Mary Jo Hatch

9780199584536
Paperback
March 2011

Very Short Introductions

Organization happens in the act of working with others to accomplish a desired future state. It can happen through intentionally designed activity, spontaneous improvisation, or some combination of the two, but it always requires coordinated effort. This Very Short Introduction provides a lively and thought provoking introduction to the topic.

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