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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Aging -- Social aspects.,
  • Aging -- Social aspects -- United States.,
  • Older people -- Social conditions.,
  • Older people -- United States -- Social conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-250) and indexes.

StatementWilliam C. Cockerham.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .C56 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 259 p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1862138M
ISBN 100139191194
LC Control Number90019776
OCLC/WorldCa22596807

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