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Aging in culture and society

comparative viewpoints and strategies

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people,
  • Old age

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristine L. Fry and contributors.
    ContributionsFry, Christine L., American Anthropological Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN485 .A34
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 323 p. :
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4409815M
    ISBN 100030527260
    LC Control Number79013198

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    These age specifications include voting agedrinking ageage of consentage of majorityage of criminal responsibilitymarriageable ageage of candidacyand mandatory retirement age. The unconscious belief produced by these circumstances—that decline is as inevitable as disease and has an early onset—is now so widespread that it seeps willy-nilly into artifacts like the booth in the Boston Science Museum. Join the Discussion Please leave your comment below. It showed photos of other kids as they were undergoing the special-effects distortions. If your mind balks at detecting resemblances thirty-five years apart, start with a modest ten-year spread. My mother used to say, about the two scars, "They'll be gone before you're married.

    As stated by lead author, Bernard L. There are political forces staying for and against life extension. What is the meaning of my life? Also, it has been suggested that some of the genetic variants that increase fertility in the young increase cancer risk in the old. In this context, the basic notion that my mother conveyed was about healing through time. Cole himself finds his Jewish heritage steadily more meaningful, and stronger interests in his own bloodline, in the generations behind and ahead.


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Aging in Culture and Society : Comparative Viewpoints and Strategies

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