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Home and Identity in Late Life: International Perspectives by Graham D. Rowles PhD,Graham D., PhD Rowles,Habib, PhD

By Graham D. Rowles PhD,Graham D., PhD Rowles,Habib, PhD Chaudhury

Leading students, delivering overseas and multidisciplinary viewpoints, learn the which means of domestic to elders and the ways that this which means might be sustained, threatened, or transformed based on alterations linked to turning out to be old.

Organized into 4 sections--The Essence of domestic, Disruptions of domestic, growing and Recreating domestic, and group views at the which means of domestic, this quantity explores subject matters including:

  • What makes a home a home?
  • What function does the that means of domestic play within the means of relocation to a different position of residence?
  • What is the connection among a person's domestic lifestyles and adored possessions equivalent to symbolic jewellery or spiritual goods in past due life?
  • How does the community/neighborhood setting effect the way in which that older humans suppose in regards to the areas within which they live?

Contributors comprise Hans-Werner Wahl, Robert L. Rubinstein, Edmund Sherman, Carolyn Norris-Baker, and Rick Scheidt, between others. As a unique characteristic, this quantity concludes with serious commentaries from 3 eminent students, Amos Rapoport, Kim Dovey, and Marie Versperi.

This quantity could be of curiosity to practitioners, researchers, upper-level graduates/graduate-level scholars in gerontology, environmental psychology, social paintings, and nursing. it is going to be important to each person within the aiding professions who search a deeper figuring out of the ways that "being at domestic" and attachment to put performs a key position within the lifestyles adventure and healthiness in their consumers as they develop older.

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