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New Aging Politics and Change in America

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ISBN-10: 0865690359

ISBN-13: 9780865690356

Edition: 1992

Authors: Fernando M. Torres-Gil

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This most timely, authoritative, and insightful book provides a new framework for understanding the circumstances currently surrounding America's elderly. It establishes the important foundation of three key forces which are changing the national perspective on the aging. They are: generational claims on the government to respond to social needs; diversity in aging populations; and increasing longevity. Torres-Gil provides a context, supported by informative background material, for recognizing the significant demographic changes being experienced in the United States. The work considers the policy issues, decisions, controversies, and choices now associated with aging and demonstrates how…    
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Book details

List price: $84.00
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 11/30/1991
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
The Three Forces of an Aging Society America at the Crossroads
The Politics of the New Aging Economics of the New Aging
The Aging of the Baby Boomers Programs, Benefits and Services: Preparing for the New Aging America in the Twenty-First Century
Bibliography
Glossary
Index