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Aging Concepts and Controversies

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ISBN-10: 0761987681

ISBN-13: 9780761987680

Edition: 4th 2002

Authors: Harry R. Moody

List price: $80.95
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Praise for the third edition "I love the book. It allows students to apply knowledge from earlier courses. It combines theory and practice. It presents both sides of important issues. It is an excellent tool for critical thinking and discussion." Rick Briggs, West Virginia University nbsp;nbsp; "I will indeed adopt this text again. Im very pleased that Moody has offered a text that is critical in its sensibility but accessible in tone it provides a great entreacute;e for students into the filed of aging studies and into the critical Gerontological imagination." Jennifer Sasser-Coen, Ph.D., Marylhurst University …    
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Book details

List price: $80.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/19/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Harry R. Moody is a graduate of Yale University and received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Columbia University. He has taught philosophy at Columbia University, Hunter College, New York University, and the University of California at Santa Cruz.nbsp; He recently retired as Vice President and Director of Academic Affairs for AARP in Washington, DC.nbsp; He is currently Visiting Professor at Tohoku University in Japan, and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Fielding Graduate University.nbsp; Dr. Moody previously served as Executive Director of the Brookdale Center on Aging at Hunter College and Chairman of the Board of Elderhostel (now Road Scholar). Moody is the author of over 100 scholarly…    

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