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Title: The aged in three western societies
Author: Friis, Henning
Keywords: Social gerontology
Economics of the elderly
Retirement
Pensions
Issue Date: 1966
Publisher: Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Citation: Friis, Henning. 'The aged in three western societies'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XXI, Part IV, 1965/1966, pp1-13
Series/Report no.: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. XXI, Part IV, 1965/1966
Abstract: 'A comparative social survey on living conditions and behaviour of the aged in Denmark, Great Britain and U.S.A.'- subtitle. Through the last fifteen years important new territory has been conquered in social gerontology in most of the countries of the Western world. Social gerontology is, however, still at an early stage of development. Most countries lack basic facts on many aspects of the life of elderly people, and theoretical generalizations regarding the social factors in the aging process are only beginning to be established. The result is that a number of untested stereotypes and myths have grown up round the elderly in Western countries.
Description: Read before the Society, 12th January 1966.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/6359
ISSN: 00814776
Appears in Collections:Archive JSSISI: 1847- Complete Collection
JSSISI: 1962 to 1968, Vol. XXI, Sessions 116th to 121st

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