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Gerontology : changes, challenges, and solutions

Author: Madonna Harrington Meyer; Elizabeth A Daniele
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2016]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madonna Harrington Meyer; Elizabeth A Daniele
ISBN: 9781440844911 1440844917 9781440844928 1440844925 9781440834264 1440834261
OCLC Number: 900016536
Notes: "Written by a mix of established and emerging leaders in a broad array of disciplines, this two-volume set provides undergraduate and graduate students, scholars, professionals, and policymakers with an overview of the field of aging that examines the social landscape as well as the key challenges, changes, and needed solutions"-- Provided by publisher.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. Social and Life Course Issues. Demographic perspectives on global population aging / Janet M. Wilmoth --
Theories of aging and social gerontology : explaining how social factors influence weil-being in later life / Vern L. Bengtson and Marguerite DeLiema --
Ageism : stereotypes, causes, effects, and countermovements / Meika Loe, Ariel Sherry, and Evan Chartier --
The U.S. old-age welfare state : social security, supplemental security income, medicare, and medicaid / Debra Street and Sarah Desai --
Gender, race, and ethnicity and the life course / Jan E. Mutchler and Ceara R. Somerville --
Poverty, income, and wealth across the life course / Andrea E. Willson and Nicole Eiherington --
Work and retirement / Jeanette M. Zoeckler and Michael Silverstein --
Veterans and the life course / Andrew S. London --
Immigration, life course, and aging / Ynesse Abdul-Malak and Rebecca Wang --
Marital status and living arrangements over the life course / Judith Treas and Tanya Sanabria --
Grandparenthood : a developmental perspective / Bert Hayslip Jr. and Heidemarie Blumenthal --
The transformation of aging politics and policy in the united states / Robert B. Hudson. v. 2. Changes, Challenges, and Solutions. Education across the life course / Elizabeth A. Daniele --
Creativity and wisdom across the life course / Monika Ardelt and Carolyn E. Adams-Price --
Religion and volunteering across the life course / Fengyan Tang --
Biology and aging : a primer / Donna J. Holmes --
Leading causes of morbidity and mortality among older americans / Anna Zajacova and Vicki Johnson-Lawrence --
Mental health, cognitive ability, and dementia across the life course / Donna D. McAlpine and Taeho Greg Rhee --
Unpaid care work / Eliza K. Pavalko and Joseph D. Wolfe --
Elder abuse / Joah L. Williams, et al. / Nursing homes and the continuum of care / Stephanie W. Burge --
End-of-life and end-of-life planning / Megumi Inoue, Sara Keary, and Sara M. Moorman --
Grief and bereavement / Deborah Carr.
Responsibility: Madonna Harrington Meyer and Elizabeth A. Daniele, editors.

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