The coming of age /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986.
Other Authors: O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-2000.
Language:English
Subjects:
Item Description:Originally published: 1972.
Physical Description:585 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: New York : Norton, 1996.
ISBN:039331443X
9780393314434
Table of Contents:
  • pt.1. Old age seen from without
  • Old age and biology
  • The ethnological data
  • Old age in historical societies
  • Old age in present-day society
  • pt.2. The being-in-the-world
  • The discovery and assumption of old age: the body's experience
  • Time, activity, history
  • Old age and everyday life
  • Some examples of old age
  • Conclusion
  • Appendices:
  • The hundred-year-olds
  • Who cares for the aged?
  • The condition of aged workers in the socialist countries
  • Some statistical data upon sexuality of old people.