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8 edition of Time, roles and self in old age. found in the catalog.

Time, roles and self in old age.

by Jaber F. Gubrium

  • 222 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Human Sciences Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Old age,
  • Social role,
  • Retirement

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 329-357.

    StatementEdited by Jaber F. Gubrium.
    SeriesGerontology series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .G85
    The Physical Object
    Pagination363 p.
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5050838M
    ISBN 100877052301
    LC Control Number74012131

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