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Aging and the aged in the Third World.

Aging and the aged in the Third World.

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Published by Dept. of Anthropology, College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.,
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Developing countries,
    • Older people -- Developing countries -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesStudies in Third World societies ;, publication no. 22-<23 >, Studies in Third World societies ;, publication no. 22, etc.
      ContributionsCollege of William and Mary. Dept. of Anthropology.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.D44 A35 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1-2 > ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2873639M
      LC Control Number84070106

      Fourth Age is defined by the demographic features outlined above or by biological, functional, or quality of life characteristics. According to the latter perspective, the Third Age exemplifies positive characteristics and the Fourth, dysfunction and death. Neugarten (), for example, described those in the Third Age (young old) as retirees from.


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