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This aging society

by William C. Cockerham

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Published by Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Aging -- Social aspects.,
    • Aging -- Social aspects -- United States.,
    • Older people -- Social conditions.,
    • Older people -- United States -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-267) and indexes.

      StatementWilliam C. Cockerham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .C56 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 275 p. :
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1001894M
      ISBN 100136510922
      LC Control Number96041176
      OCLC/WorldCa35548897

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