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Authors: Jason L. Powell (Associate Dean of Faculty, Coventry University, UK) 
Book Description:
This book examines the concept of aging. It interrogates how it has been co-opted and absorbed by bio-medical approaches to gerontology. The book explores how the concept of risk is a major feature of how aging has been constructed and positioned by bio-medical experts, a transition to a "risk society" and the implications of populational aging in global society. (Imprint: Novinka)

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Introduction: The Biomedicalization of Aging pp.1-8

Chapter 2: Aging, Welfare and Risk pp.9-24

Chapter 3: Aging, Welfare and Globalization pp.25-40

References pp.41-56

Index pp.59-66

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      Social Perspectives in the 21st Century (Series Editor: Jason L. Powell, Associate Dean of Faculty, Coventry University, UK)
   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2013
   Pages: 67, 6x9 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62808-902-8
   Status: AV
  
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