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Aging as a social process Canadian perspectives by Barry D. McPherson

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Published by Oxford University Press in Don Mills, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aging -- Social aspects.,
  • Older people -- Social conditions.,
  • Aging -- Social aspects -- Canada.,
  • Older people -- Canada -- Social conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

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StatementBarry D. McPherson.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 474 p. :
Number of Pages474
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22170815M
ISBN 100195419022

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