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Critical gerontology

perspectives from political and moral economy

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Published by Baywood Pub. in Amityville, N.Y .
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    Subjects:
  • Gerontology,
  • Gerontology -- Moral and ethical aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Meredith Minkler and Carroll L. Estes.
    SeriesPolicy, politics, health, and medicine series, Policy, politics, health, and medicine series (Unnumbered)
    ContributionsMinkler, Meredith., Estes, Carroll L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .C69 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 390 p. ; 24 cm.
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL689994M
    ISBN 100895031841, 089503185X
    LC Control Number97037071


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