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ERIC Number: EJ449660
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0091-4150
The Gerontological Imagination: Social Influences on the Development of Gerontology, 1945-Present.
Estes, Carroll L.; And Others
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v35 n1 p49-65 1992
Presents framework for analysis of development of gerontology since 1945. Examines three distinct historical periods and several forces that have shaped field of gerontology. Analyzes continuities and discontinuities over time, providing contrast between historical periods identified. Notes that, despite ideology of continuous linear disciplinary progression, discontinuities have been increasingly significant in shaping experience of aging. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
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Language: English
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