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Handbook of aging and the social sciences

Author: Robert H Binstock; Linda K George; Stephen J Cutler; Jon Hendricks; James H Schulz
Publisher: Amserdam ; Boston : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, ©2006.
Series: Handbooks of aging.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Discussing topics - Aging and Time, Aging and Social Structure, Social Factors and Social Institutions, and Aging and Society, this book includes topics like technological change and aging, religion  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Binstock; Linda K George; Stephen J Cutler; Jon Hendricks; James H Schulz
ISBN: 0120883880 9780120883882
OCLC Number: 61864565
Description: xxv, 514 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Aging and the life course / Richard A. Settersten, Jr. --
Modeling the effects of time: integrating demographic and developmental perspectives / Duane F. Alwin, Scott M. Hofer, and Ryan J. McCammon --
Morbidity, disability, and mortality / Kenneth C. Land and Yang Yang --
Old age through the lens of family history / Carole Haber --
Internal and international migration / Charles F. Longino, Jr., and Don E. Bradley --
Diversity and aging in the United States / Ronald J. Angel and Jacqueline L. Angel --
Social networks and health / Jennifer L. Moren-Cross and Nan Lin --
Converging divergences in age, gender, health, and well being: strategic selection in the third age / Phyllis Moen and Donna Spencer --
Stratification and the life course: life course capital, life course risks, and social inequality / Angela M. O'Rand --
Intergenerational family transfers in social context / Merril Silverstein --
Social relationships in late life / Neal Krause --
Older workers / Melissa Hardy --
Economic status of the aged / Karen Holden and Charles Hatcher --
Health and aging / Kenneth F. Ferraro --
Technological change and aging / Stephen J. Cutler --
Religion and aging / Ellen Idler --
Lifestyle and aging / Jon Hendricks and Laurie Russell Hatch --
Perceived quality of life / Linda K. George --
Aging and politics: an international perspective / Alan Walker --
Economic security in retirement: reshaping the public private pension mix / James H. Schulz and Allan Borowski --
Organization and financing of health care / Marilyn Moon --
Emerging issues in long-term care / Robyn I. Stone --
Aging and the Law / Marshall B. Kapp --
Anti-aging medicine and science: social implications / Robert H. Binstock, Jennifer R. Fishman, and Thomas E. Johnson --
Aging and justice / Martin Kohli.
Series Title: Handbooks of aging.
Other Titles: Aging and the social sciences
Responsibility: editors Robert H. Binstock and Linda K. George ; associate editors Stephen J. Cutler, Jon Hendricks, and James H. Schulz.
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"...represents one of those quiet miracles of learning that often go unnoticed."--Aging Today, 2006

 
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