Decrepitude and death-hastening: the nature of old age in third world societies

Studies in Third World Societies Vol/Iss. 22 Published In Pages: 43--65
By Glascock, Anthony P.


This study examines the status and treatment of the elderly in non-industrial societies. Associations are found between social complexity, subsistence type, and the status and treatment of the elderly.

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