Growing old, the process of disengagement
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Growing old, the process of disengagement by Elaine Cumming

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aging,
  • Older people

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statement[by] Elaine Cumming [and] William E. Henry. Foreword by Talcott Parsons.
ContributionsHenry, William Earl, 1917- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .C8
The Physical Object
Pagination293 p.
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5826848M
LC Control Number61014585
OCLC/WorldCa260696

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Growing old, the process of disengagement: Authors: Elaine Cumming, William Earl Henry: Publisher: Basic Books, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: pages: Subjects: Adjustment (Psychology) in old age Aged Aging Life change events in old age Old age Older people: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote. Growing old, the process of disengagement [Cumming, Elaine] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Growing old, the process of disengagementAuthor: Elaine Cumming. Growing old, the process of disengagement: Authors: Elaine Cumming, William Earl Henry: Publisher: Basic Books, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Sep 7, Length: pages: Subjects: Adjustment (Psychology) in old age Aged Aging Life change events in old age Old age Older people: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: #A Reprint of the ed. published by Basic Books, New York. #A Includes index. #B Bibliography: p.

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