Ageing, Ritual and Social Change: Comparing the Secular and Religious in Eastern and Western Europe

Social science

Peter Coleman (Editor) and Daniela Koleva (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 302 pages

File size: 16.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Exploring European changes in religious and secular beliefs and practices related to life passages, this book provides a deeper understanding of the impacts of social change on personal identity and adjustment across the life course. Drawing on fascinating oral histories of older people’s memories in both Eastern and Western Europe, this book presents illuminating views on peoples’ quests for existential meaning in later life and an invaluable resource for all those exploring issues of ageing.