Old People In Three Industrial Societies by Ethel ShanasOld People In Three Industrial Societies by Ethel Shanas

Old People In Three Industrial Societies

byEthel Shanas, Peter Townsend, Dorothy Wedderburn

Paperback | July 15, 2007

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Robert and Helen Lynd's Middletown set the format in sociological theory and practice for hundreds of studies in the decades following its publication in 1929. Old People in Three Industrial Societies may well set similar standards for studies in its fi eld for many years to come. In addition to achieving a signifi cant breakthrough in the progress of socio logical research techniques, the book offers a monumental cross-cultural exposition of the health, family relationships, and social and economic status of the aged in three countries-the United States, Britain, and Denmark.
Ethel Shanas (1915-2005) was professor of sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle. Dorothy Wedderburn was former principal of Royal Holloway College and founded the School of Management. Henning Friis (1911-1999) was the Director of the Danish National Institute of Social Research. Poul Milhoj was prof...
Title:Old People In Three Industrial SocietiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:492 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 1.1 inPublished:July 15, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0202309509

ISBN - 13:9780202309507