By M Cecil Smith,Assistant Editor, Nancy DeFrates-Densch
The time is correct for this finished, state of the art Handbook that analyzes, integrates, and summarizes theoretical advances and learn findings on grownup improvement and studying - a swiftly becoming box reflecting demographic shifts towards an getting older inhabitants in Western societies. that includes contributions from sought after students throughout assorted disciplinary fields (education, developmental psychology, public coverage, gerontology, neurology, public health and wellbeing, sociology, family members reviews, and grownup education), the quantity is geared up round six subject matters:
- theoretical views on grownup improvement and learning
- research equipment in grownup development
- research on grownup development
- research on grownup learning
- aging and gerontological research
- policy views on aging.
The Handbook is a necessary reference for researchers, college, graduate scholars and practitioners whose paintings relates to grownup and lifespan improvement and learning.
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