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Published online by Cambridge University Press:  05 May 2015

Peter G. Coleman
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University of Southampton
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Self and Meaning in the Lives of Older People
Case Studies over Twenty Years
, pp. 239 - 242
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2015

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