Graham D. Rowles PhD,Graham D., PhD Rowles,Habib, PhD's Home and Identity in Late Life: International Perspectives PDF

By Graham D. Rowles PhD,Graham D., PhD Rowles,Habib, PhD Chaudhury

Leading students, supplying foreign and multidisciplinary viewpoints, research the which means of domestic to elders and the ways that this which means might be sustained, threatened, or converted in line with alterations linked to starting to be old.

Organized into 4 sections--The Essence of domestic, Disruptions of domestic, growing and Recreating domestic, and neighborhood views at the that means of domestic, this quantity explores issues including:

  • What makes a home a home?
  • What position does the that means of domestic play within the means of relocation to a different position of residence?
  • What is the connection among a person's domestic existence and adored possessions resembling symbolic jewellery or non secular goods in overdue life?
  • How does the community/neighborhood atmosphere impact the best way that older humans suppose concerning the locations during which they live?

Contributors comprise Hans-Werner Wahl, Robert L. Rubinstein, Edmund Sherman, Carolyn Norris-Baker, and Rick Scheidt, between others. As a different function, this quantity concludes with serious commentaries from 3 eminent students, Amos Rapoport, Kim Dovey, and Marie Versperi.

This quantity can be of curiosity to practitioners, researchers, upper-level graduates/graduate-level scholars in gerontology, environmental psychology, social paintings, and nursing. it will likely be helpful to all people within the assisting professions who search a deeper knowing of the ways that "being at domestic" and attachment to put performs a key position within the lifestyles adventure and wellbeing and fitness in their consumers as they develop older.

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