Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 38, 2018: Environments in an Aging Society: Autobiographical Perspectives in Environmental Geronto

Environments in an Aging Society: Autobiographical Perspectives in Environmental Gerontology
Springer Publishing Co Inc
  • 38. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 30. Dezember 2017
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 312 Seiten
978-0-8261-7986-9 (ISBN)
Through the autobiographical perspectives of 16 preeminent researchers and scholars of Environmental Gerontology, this state-of-the-art Annual Review critically examines the broad range of topics that comprise this interdisciplinary field. The writings of these individuals, who have contributed to and shaped the growth of the field over the past three-plus decades, trace the growth and evolution of Environmental Gerontology and provide understanding of, and insights on, the role of environments for older adults and an aging society at multiple levels.The book examines the origins and growth of Environmental Gerontology, how the personal influences and professional choices of each author is linked to its development, the contextual factors influencing its biographical-intellectual evolution, and its potential implications for an aging society. The Review encompasses research and scholarship in diverse scales/contexts of the physical/built environment; diversity of disciplinary backgrounds represented by related social sciences, health sciences, and environmental design; basic/theoretical and applied/policy-oriented research; and more.Key Features:Promotes a critical understanding of the state of science and art in Environmental GerontologyExamines the origin, evolution, development, and future perspective of the field through the unique autobiographical lens of its worldwide pioneersRepresents theoretical/substantive/applied perspectives through the reflections of preeminent scholarsFocuses on intellectual development of pioneers in the field
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
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  • Höhe: 242 mm
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  • Breite: 164 mm
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  • Dicke: 22 mm
  • 576 gr
978-0-8261-7986-9 (9780826179869)
082617986X (082617986X)
About the Volume Editors Habib Chaudhury, Frank OswaldForthcoming and Previous Volumes in the SeriesPrefaceChapter 1: In the Rearview Mirror: Personal Reflections in Environmental Gerontology Habib Chaudhury and Frank OswaldPART 1: Conceptual Evolution in Environmental GerontologyChapter 2: The Environment as Developmental Context: In All Ages but Certainly in Old Age Hans-Werner WahlChapter 3: Being There: Personal Reflection on a Quest for Understanding the Meaning of Place in Environmental Gerontology Graham RowlesChapter 4: Intellectual Origins of Residential Normalcy Theory Stephen GolantChapter 5: Personal Biography and the Development of Gerontological Environmental Theory Robert RubinsteinPART 2: Home and NeighborhoodChapter 6: Reflections on a Professional Journey to Making Home Life Better for Older Adults and Families Laura GitlinChapter 7: From Occupational Therapy to Environmental Gerontology Susanne IwarssonChapter 8: Home Thoughts Sheila PeaceChapter 9: Housing for Older Adults: A Personal Journey in Environmental Gerontology Jon PynoosChapter 10: The Role of Community and the Environment in the Lives of Older People: Understanding Local and Global Social Change Chris PhillipsonChapter 11: A "Good Fit": Professionally Aging in Small Kansas Towns Rick ScheidtPART 3: Care Environments: Housing with Support Services and Long Term Care SettingsChapter 12: Finding Place: An Intellectual Journey Benyamin SchwarzChapter 13: The Art of Questioning Margaret CalkinsChapter 14: A Compelling Societal Problem Makes for a Good Professional Life Victor RegnierChapter 15: Discovering Environment-Behavior Studies: A Personal Adventure John ZeiselChapter 16: A Career Outside the Mainstream Edward Steinfeld

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