Sociological and Gerontological Perspectives on Ageing, Creativity, and the Third AgeAndrzej Klimczuk
- December 2016, Nature Publishing Group
- DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-53523-8_3
What is it about?
This chapter focuses on sociological and gerontological approaches to ageing, creativity, and differences between “third age” and “fourth age.” Discussed theories include the modernization theory of ageing, the political economy of ageing theory, and main assumptions of the critical gerontology.