By Graham D. Rowles,Russell J. Ohta
The publication focuses totally on the actual, phenomenological, cultural, social, and scientific environmental context of an previous individual. half I explores substitute conceptions of getting older and milieu. the second one half discusses the old-person-environment transaction. half III covers the social context of milieu or the proposal of ways social relationships mediate and situation the symbiotic relationships among the previous individual and the actual atmosphere.
Gerontologists, sociologists, psychologists, architects, and concrete planners will locate this e-book interesting.
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