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Book Review – The Short Guide to Ageing and Gerontology, by Kate de Medeiros

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The growth in population and international increase in average life expectancies have witnessed an unprecedentedly high percentage of the world’s population ageing. As the proportion of older people and the length of life increase globally, it is predicted that “there will soon be more older people than children and more people at extreme old age than before.” (NIH and WHO 2011: 2). Ageing is an inevitable and complex process (Longevity Science Panel 2014). In this interdisciplinary text, de ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (Other)
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1007/s12062-017-9188-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Subgroup:
Botnar Research Centre; Ageing Institute (OIA)
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3887-6246
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Population Ageing Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
3
Pages:
307–309
Publication date:
2017-05-24
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EISSN:
1874-7876
ISSN:
1874-7884
Pubs id:
pubs:927575
URN:
uri:1b1cec44-0d6c-468e-9e2a-f51065aec2cb
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uuid:1b1cec44-0d6c-468e-9e2a-f51065aec2cb
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