Aging and the Life Course : An Introduction to Social Gerontology

ISBN-10: 0073528161

ISBN-13: 9780073528168

Edition: 4th 2008

Authors: Jill S. Quadagno

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Book details

Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 540
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.420
Language: English

Defining the Field
The Field of Social Gerontology
Theories of Aging
Life Course Transitions
Demography of Aging
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Aging
Historical Perspectives on Aging
Biological Perspectives on Aging
Psychological Perspectives on Aging Part Three: Social Aspects of Aging
Family Relationships and Support Systems
Living Arrangements
Caring for the Frail Elderly
Managing Transitions
Old Age and the Welfare State
Work and Retirement
Health and Health Care
Dying, Death, and Bereavement
Aging and Society
The Economics of Aging
Poverty and Inequality
The Politics of Aging
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