Aging and Biography
Explorations in Adult Development
ISBN10: 0826189814 ISBN13: 9780826189813 Publisher: Lightning Source Inc Published: Jan 1 2004 Weight: 1.10lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.75" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Personal life narratives can serve as a rich source of new insights into the experience of human aging. In this comp;rehensive volume, an international team of editors and contributors provide effective approaches to using biography to enhance our understanding of adult development. In addition to providing new theoretical aspects on aging and biography, the book also details new developments concerning the practical use of different biographical approaches in both research and clinical work. This is a landmark volume advancing the use of narrative approaches in gerontology.