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Critical perspectives on aging

the political and moral economy of growing old

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Published by Baywood Pub. Co. in Amityville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.,
  • United states
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- United States -- Social conditions,
    • Old age -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • Older people -- United states -- Economic conditions,
    • Old age -- Economic aspects -- United States,
    • Retirement -- Economic aspects -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Meredith Minkler and Carroll L. Estes, with the assistance of Ida VSW Red, editorial consultant.
      SeriesPolicy, politics, health, and medicine series
      ContributionsMinkler, Meredith., Estes, Carroll L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U5 C76 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 362 p. ;
      Number of Pages362
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1861873M
      ISBN 100895030764, 0895030756
      LC Control Number90019475

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