ERIC Number: EJ309542
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Prophecy of Senescenc: G. Stanley Hall and the Reconstruction of Old Age in America.
Cole, Thomas R.
Gerontologist, v24 n4 p360-66 Aug 1984
Discusses G. Stanley Hall's "Senescence" (1922), the first major work in gerontology by an American social scientist. Blending historical themes of religion, science, and morality, it also presciently forecasts the transformation of old age and the growth of gerontology. (Author/JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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