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Author Eyetsemitan, Frank E., 1955-

Title Aging and adult development in the developing world : applying Western theories and concepts / Frank E. Eyetsemitan and James T. Gire.

Published Westport, CT : Praeger, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  305.26091724 EYET MJ19    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 221 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 2. Aging and Adult Development in Context 19 -- 3. Physical and Biological Aspects of Aging and Adult Development 29 -- 4. Psychological Aspects of Aging and Adult Development 51 -- 5. Social Aspects of Aging and Adult Development 67 -- 6. A Seven-Country Study of Aging and Adult Development in the Developing World 83 -- 7. Physical and Mental Health 105 -- 8. Public Policies 123 -- 9. Death and Dying 145 -- 10. Conclusion and Implications for the Future 171.
Summary Examines the extent to which Western theories about adult development and aging apply to the developing world, and identifies areas where such theories and perspectives require modifications before they would be appropriately applied to the study of developing societies.
Other author Gire, James T.
Subject Older people -- Developing countries.
ISBN 0897899253 (cloth : alk. paper)