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Aging, society, and the life course

Author: Leslie A Morgan; Suzanne Kunkel
Publisher: New York : Springer Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This edition details the impact of societal forces on the aging process. Fully reorganized with the addition of new materials, the book focuses on the diversity of the older population, examining it from macro/micro perspectives to understand aging and the life course as a social phenomenon.--[book cover].
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A Morgan; Suzanne Kunkel
ISBN: 9780826119377 0826119379 9780826119384 0826119387
OCLC Number: 659755162
Notes: Revised edition of: Aging : aging, society and life course. 3rd ed. 2006.
Description: xvii, 353 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Aging and society --
Studying aging --
An aging world: demographic perspectives --
The aging individual in social context --
Aging and the family: personal and institutional contexts --
Work and retirement in the life course --
Economics and the aging of society --
Aging and health: Individuals, institutions, and policies --
Politics, government, and aging in America --
Global aging --
Baby boomers and the changing landscape of aging --
The dynamics of aging in our future.
Responsibility: Leslie A. Morgan and Suzanne R. Kunkel.

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