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Ageing, Ritual and Social Change - a book by Koleva, Daniela

Ageing, Ritual and Social Change

Comparing the Secular and Religious in Eastern and Western Europe

Ageing, Ritual and Social Change( )
Editor: Coleman, Peter
Author: Koleva, Daniela
Bornat, Joanna
Series title:Ashgate AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4094-5215-7
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

Exploring European changes in religious and secular beliefs and practices related to life passages, this book provides a deeper understanding of the impacts of social change on personal identity and adjustment across the life course. Drawing on fascinating oral histories of older people's memories in both Eastern and Western Europe, this book presents illuminating views on peoples' quests for existential meaning in later life and an invaluable resource for all those exploring issues of ageing.

Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Gerontology
Social Science / Sociology / General
Religion / History
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.087 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:1.27 Pounds
Author Biography
Koleva, Daniela (Editor)


Peter Coleman is an author and editor who has been made an Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia `for distinguished service to the print media industry as a noted editor, journalist, biographer and author¿. Coleman was the editor of Quadrant from 1967-1990, and wrote or co-wrote a number of books, including The Last Intellectuals: Essays on Writers and Politics (Quadrant Books); The Costello Memoirs (with Peter Costello, MUP), The Real Barry Humphries (Robson) and The Liberal Conspiracy: The Congress for Cultural Freedom and the Struggle for the Mind of Postwar Europe.

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