Golant, Stephen M(yles)

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GOLANT, Stephen M(yles)

GOLANT, Stephen M(yles). Canadian/American, b. 1945. Genres: Gerontology/Senior issues. Career: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, postdoctoral research associate at Center for Urban Studies, 1972, assistant professor, 1974-77, associate professor of geography, 1979-80; University of Florida, Gainesville, associate professor, 1980-84, professor of geography and adjunct professor of urban and regional planning, 1984-, head of department of geography, 1982-88, faculty associate of Center for Gerontological Studies, 1980-. University of Guelph, Harshman Lecturer, 1974; University of Toronto, guest lecturer, 1974; speaker at U.S. colleges and universities. Responses to an Aging Florida magazine, editor-in-chief. Publications: The Residential Location and Spatial Behavior of the Elderly (monograph), 1972; Location and Environment of Elderly Population, 1979; A Place to Grow Old: The Meaning of Environment in Old Age, 1984; Housing America's Elderly: Many Possibilities, Few Choices, 1992; (assoc ed and contrib.) The Columbia Retirement Handbook, 1994; Smart Housing, 1994. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to geography, gerontology, and community planning journals. Address: Department of Geography, 3142 Turlington Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, U.S.A.