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“The ideal supplement for your introductory aging or social gerontology courses, Worlds of Difference, Third Edition, is the only book for undergraduates that addresses the diversity of aging experiences in society by race, gender and social class. “The virtue of this book is that it makes a multicultural, systems of inequality approach to the study of aging accessible to students and it does so by letting people from privileged as well as disadvantaged perspectives speak for themselves”…. Robin Moremen, Northern Illinois University.”

Esse Quam Videri: Susie Williams Jones
Esse Quam Videri: Susie Williams Jones
Emily HerringWilson

Susie Jones invites visitors to come in, opening the door of her comfortable white clapboard home, which served as the President's residence on the Bennett College campus in Greensboro. Mrs. Jones extends her hand, and, if there is a certain formality in the gesture, it is relieved by her smile.

The house is muted in shadows across drapery and chairs, across the ridges of many books, falling on the keys of the piano. Over the mantel there is a large abstract painting; beneath, logs are laid for use in the fireplace. Carved ivory statues rest on shelves and tables. Everywhere there are books of poetry, art, and history. There is music, but not from ...

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