Professor Mo Ray, from the School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln, and colleagues Emeritus Professor of Social Gerontology Miriam Bernard from Keele University and Jackie Reynolds Research Impact Manager at Staffordshire University; have released a book on ‘The Evolution of British Gerontology Personal Perspectives and Historical Developments’.
‘Half a century of UK gerontology research, theory, policy and practice are under the spotlight in this landmark critical review of the subject that places the country’s achievements in an international context.
Drawing on the archives of the British Society of Gerontology and interviews with dozens of the most influential figures in the field, it provides a comprehensive picture of key developments and issues and looks to the future to plot new directions in thinking. This is the story of the remarkable progress of gerontology, told through the eyes of those who have led it’ (Policy Press, 2020).
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