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Aging and old age

Aging and old age

Author: Richard A Posner
Publisher: Chicago Univ. of Chicago Press 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2. Dr.View all editions and formats

This study offers insight into a range of social and political issues relating to the elderly, such as health care, crime, social security and discrimination. It examines the social and economic  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Posner
ISBN: 0226675661 9780226675664
OCLC Number: 249666376
Description: VII, 375 Seiten Diagramme 24 cm
Contents: Introduction Pt. 1: Aging and Old Age as Social, Biological, and Economic Phenomena 1: What Is Aging, and Why? 2: Old Age Past, Present, and Future 3: A Human-Capital Model of Aging 4: An Economic Model of Aging with Change Assumed Pt. 2: The Economic Theory Elaborated and Applied 5: The Economic Psychology of the Old 6: Behavioral Correlates of Age 7: Age, Creativity, and Output 8: Adjudication and Old Age 9: The Status of the Old and the Aging of Institutions Pt. 3: Normative Issues 10: Euthanasia and Geronticide 11: Social Security and Health 12: Legal Issues of Aging and Old Age: A Sampler 13: Age Discrimination by Employers and the Issue of Mandatory Retirement Index
Responsibility: Richard A. Posner


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