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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.”

Like One of the Family
Like one of the family

Hi, Marge! I have had me one hectic day…. Well, I had to take out my crystal ball and give Mrs. C … a thorough reading. She's the woman that I took over from Naomi after Naomi get married…. Well, she's a pretty nice woman as they go and I have never had too much trouble with her, but from time to time she really gripes me with her ways.

When she has company, for example, she'll holler out to me from the living room to the kitchen. “Mildred dear! Be sure and eat both of those lamb chops for your lunch!” Now you know she wasn't doing a thing but tryin' to prove to the company ...

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