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The Resource Aging and the elderly : humanistic perspectives in gerontology, edited by Stuart F. Spicker, Kathleen M. Woodward, David D. Van Tassel ; introd. by Erik H. Erikson, Joan M. Erikson ; afterword by Robert N. Butler

Aging and the elderly : humanistic perspectives in gerontology, edited by Stuart F. Spicker, Kathleen M. Woodward, David D. Van Tassel ; introd. by Erik H. Erikson, Joan M. Erikson ; afterword by Robert N. Butler

Label
Aging and the elderly : humanistic perspectives in gerontology
Title
Aging and the elderly
Title remainder
humanistic perspectives in gerontology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stuart F. Spicker, Kathleen M. Woodward, David D. Van Tassel ; introd. by Erik H. Erikson, Joan M. Erikson ; afterword by Robert N. Butler
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-
  • 1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spicker, Stuart F.
  • Woodward, Kathleen M
  • Van Tassel, David D.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gerontology
  • Old age in literature
  • Aging
  • Geriatrics
  • Social Conditions
Label
Aging and the elderly : humanistic perspectives in gerontology, edited by Stuart F. Spicker, Kathleen M. Woodward, David D. Van Tassel ; introd. by Erik H. Erikson, Joan M. Erikson ; afterword by Robert N. Butler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Reflections on aging / Erik H. and Joan M. Erikson -- Growing up and gowing old : dilemmas of aging in bureaucratic America / David E. Stannard -- The aged in two ancient oral cultures : the ancient Hebrews and Homeric Greece / Harold M. Stahmer -- Religious images of aging : an examination of themes in contemporary Christian thought / Evelyn Eaton Whitehead -- Sufficiently decayed : gerontophobia in English Literature / Richard Freedman -- Human values and aging : the perspective of the Victorian nursery / Susan S. Tamke -- Toward more human meanings of aging : ideals and images from philosophy and art / Geri Berg and Sally Gadow -- The invisible lunatics : old age and insanity in mid-nineteenth century Massachussets / Barbara G. Rosenkrantz and Maris A. Vinovskis -- Medical and legal aspects of competency as affected by old age / Lance Tibbles -- Gerontogenetic mentation : memory, dementia and medicine in the penultimate years / Stuart F. Spicker -- Master songs of meditation : the late poems of Eliot, Pound, Stevens, and Williams / Kathleen M. Woodward -- Death, dying and the elderly in seventeenth-century England / Steven R. Smith -- "How is it that you live, and what is it that you do?" : the question of old age in English romantic poetry / David Luke
  • Why the anxious fear? : aging and death in the works for Turgenev / Walter G. Moss -- Consuming struggle vs. killing time : preludes to dying in the dramas of Ibsen and Beckett / David Bronsen -- Old age and the "great transformation" : a New England case study / Daniel Scott Smith -- The aged in a revolutionary milieu : China / Thomas W. Ganschow -- Paternalism and the elderly / Thomas Halper -- Ethics and the elderly : some problems / Donald Marquis -- Cultural origins of present day "age-ism" : the modernization of the life cycle / Gerald J. Gruman -- Afterword : humanistic perspectives in gerontology / Robert N. Butler
Control code
3480989
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 406 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates
Lccn
77025815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)120721
Label
Aging and the elderly : humanistic perspectives in gerontology, edited by Stuart F. Spicker, Kathleen M. Woodward, David D. Van Tassel ; introd. by Erik H. Erikson, Joan M. Erikson ; afterword by Robert N. Butler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Reflections on aging / Erik H. and Joan M. Erikson -- Growing up and gowing old : dilemmas of aging in bureaucratic America / David E. Stannard -- The aged in two ancient oral cultures : the ancient Hebrews and Homeric Greece / Harold M. Stahmer -- Religious images of aging : an examination of themes in contemporary Christian thought / Evelyn Eaton Whitehead -- Sufficiently decayed : gerontophobia in English Literature / Richard Freedman -- Human values and aging : the perspective of the Victorian nursery / Susan S. Tamke -- Toward more human meanings of aging : ideals and images from philosophy and art / Geri Berg and Sally Gadow -- The invisible lunatics : old age and insanity in mid-nineteenth century Massachussets / Barbara G. Rosenkrantz and Maris A. Vinovskis -- Medical and legal aspects of competency as affected by old age / Lance Tibbles -- Gerontogenetic mentation : memory, dementia and medicine in the penultimate years / Stuart F. Spicker -- Master songs of meditation : the late poems of Eliot, Pound, Stevens, and Williams / Kathleen M. Woodward -- Death, dying and the elderly in seventeenth-century England / Steven R. Smith -- "How is it that you live, and what is it that you do?" : the question of old age in English romantic poetry / David Luke
  • Why the anxious fear? : aging and death in the works for Turgenev / Walter G. Moss -- Consuming struggle vs. killing time : preludes to dying in the dramas of Ibsen and Beckett / David Bronsen -- Old age and the "great transformation" : a New England case study / Daniel Scott Smith -- The aged in a revolutionary milieu : China / Thomas W. Ganschow -- Paternalism and the elderly / Thomas Halper -- Ethics and the elderly : some problems / Donald Marquis -- Cultural origins of present day "age-ism" : the modernization of the life cycle / Gerald J. Gruman -- Afterword : humanistic perspectives in gerontology / Robert N. Butler
Control code
3480989
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 406 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates
Lccn
77025815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)120721

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