Contemporary Issues in Gerontology: Promoting Positive Ageing

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By using international examples and a multidisciplinary approach, this comprehensive textbook provides a broad understanding of ageing from a social perspective and analyses concepts of ageism, healthy ageing and positive ageing. Author from University of New England, Australia.

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About the author (2005)

Victor Minichiello, PhD, is Professor in Health and Dean of the Faculty of Education, Health and Professional Studies at the University of New England in Australia. He has authored books in the fields of gerontology, sexuality and research methods, and published extensively in medical, health and social science journals on topics related to ageing.

Irene Coulson, PhD, is Professor of Nursing and Dean of the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Prince Edward Island in Canada. Professor Coulson is a registered nurse, who has published extensively in the area of aged care and managed a number of large practice-based programs in the field.

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