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By Graham D. Rowles PhD, Graham D., PhD Rowles, Habib, PhD Chaudhury

Leading students, supplying foreign and multidisciplinary viewpoints, research the that means of domestic to elders and the ways that this that means should be sustained, threatened, or changed in response to alterations linked to becoming old.

Organized into 4 sections--The Essence of domestic, Disruptions of domestic, growing and Recreating domestic, and group views at the which means of domestic, this quantity explores themes including:

  • What makes a home a home?
  • What function does the which means of domestic play within the means of relocation to a different position of residence?
  • What is the connection among a person's domestic existence and adored possessions comparable to symbolic jewellery or spiritual goods in past due life?
  • How does the community/neighborhood setting impression the way in which that older humans believe concerning the locations during which they live?

Contributors contain Hans-Werner Wahl, Robert L. Rubinstein, Edmund Sherman, Carolyn Norris-Baker, and Rick Scheidt, between others. As a different function, this quantity concludes with severe commentaries from 3 eminent students, Amos Rapoport, Kim Dovey, and Marie Versperi.

This quantity can be of curiosity to practitioners, researchers, upper-level graduates/graduate-level scholars in gerontology, environmental psychology, social paintings, and nursing. will probably be helpful to every person within the assisting professions who search a deeper figuring out of the ways that "being at domestic" and attachment to put performs a key position within the existence adventure and future health in their consumers as they develop older.

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