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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Elderly,
  • Sociology,
  • Life span, Productive,
  • Medical,
  • Gerontology,
  • Aged,
  • Medical / Geriatrics,
  • Medical-Gerontology,
  • Social Science / Gerontology,
  • Older people

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsNancy Morrow-Howell (Editor), James Hinterlong (Editor), Michael Sherraden (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7870645M
ISBN 100801865573
ISBN 109780801865572

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