Contemporary Perspectives on Ageism (International Perspectives on Aging Book 19) 1st ed. 2018 Edition, Kindle Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-3319738192
ISBN-10: 3319738194
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About the Author

Prof. Liat Ayalon is a clinical geropsychologist and a researcher at Bar Ilan University, Israel. She is the author of over 100 peer reviewed manuscripts and book chapters. She is the chair of an EU funded COST Action on ageism (IS1402;, which has more than 200 international members from 35 countries. She is also a member of the Israel Young Academy and the Global Young Academy. She is the recipient of several international awards, including an award from the American Geriatrics Society, the International College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology and from the University of Michigan. Her research concerns the health and wellbeing of older adults and the people who care for them with a particular focus on age discrimination.  

Prof. Dr. Clemens Tesch-Roemer is a psychologist, director of the German Centre of Gerontology in Berlin (Deutsches Zentrum fuer Altersfragen, DZA) and adjunct professor at the Free University of Berlin. Since 1998 he has been member of the Expert Committees for the German Federal Government for reporting on the life situation of the elderly in Germany. Current research interests: Quality of life and well-being in old age, health and health behavior, social relations and social integration of older persons, intergenerational family solidarity and societal solidarity, comparative ageing research. He currently is (and has been in the past) principal investigator of European and German surveys and research networks: COST Network 1402 “Ageism” (since 2014), German Ageing Survey (DEAS, since 2001), German Volunteering Survey (FWS, since 2012), Autonomy Despite Multimorbidity (AMA, 2008-2013), Old Age and Autonomy: The Role of Service Systems and Intergenerational Family Solidarity (OASIS, 2000-2003).
--This text refers to the paperback edition.


“Ayalon and Tesch-Römer’s edited volume takes a social science approach to meticulously examine ageism from various points of view. … The goals for the book include uncovering the origins and manifestations of ageism, to better understand how often and in what situations ageism occurs, and reviewing research designs and interventions that may be effective in countering ageism in a variety of settings and sectors.” (Kate de Medeiros, The Gerontologist, April 13, 2019)

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • File Size : 2731 KB
  • Print Length : 564 pages
  • Publisher : Springer; 1st ed. 2018 Edition (May 22, 2018)
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  • Publication Date : May 22, 2018
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  • Language: : English
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