Ethics, Aging, and Society: The Critical Turn

Publication Year: 2010

Edition: 1

Authors/Editor: Holstein, Martha B.; Parks, Jennifer; Waymack, Mark

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-611634-5

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 85

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This book presents second generation issues in ethics, aging, and society by presenting critical outcomes that arise when ethics is applied to the practical concerns that occur in day-to-day elder care. The first volume in over 10 years to address ethics and gerontology, it is unparalleled in its comprehensiveness and integration of well-developed philosophical arguments with empirical research, humanistic scholarship, and insights gained from practical experience.

This book challenges the tried and true approaches to ethical issues in aging and opens avenues for creative problem-solving. The authors' diverse backgrounds bring the advantages of both interdisciplinary scholarship and practical experience to this comprehensive textbook. It is an essential resource for those interested in, and working with, older people, from upper-level undergraduate students and graduate-division students, to gerontology practitioners in training.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Holstein, Martha B.; Parks, Jennifer; Waymack, Mark
ISBN: 978-0-82-611634-5
Specialty:
Geriatrics & Gerontology
Gerontology
Health Policy
Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 1
Pages: 304
Year: 2010
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 85

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