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Controversial issues in aging

Author: Andrew E Scharlach; Lenard W Kaye
Publisher: Boston : Allyn & Bacon, ©1997.
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This assembly of debates addresses 20 controversial issues that arise from the changing context of aging in the United States. Each debate includes position statements for and against the given  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Controversial issues in aging.
Boston : Allyn & Bacon, ©1997
(DLC) 96016322
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew E Scharlach; Lenard W Kaye
OCLC Number: 605993133
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 231 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface. I. POLICY AND PROGRAM ISSUES. 1. Should Social Security Benefits be Reduced for High Income Individuals? YES: Martha H. Phillips.NO: Teresa Ghilarducci.2. Should Eligibility for Medicare be Means-Tested? YES: Bill Niskanen.NO: Marilyn Moon.3. Should the Aging Network be Dismantled? YES: Elias S. Cohen.NO: Donna L. Wagner.4. Should There be an Affirmative Action Policy for Hiring Older Persons? YES: Anthony A. Sterns and Harvey L. Sterns.NO: Phillip Longman.5. Are Private Sector Solutions to Long Term Care Financing Preferable to Expansion of Public Long-Term Care Programs? YES: Stanley S. Wallack.NO: Joshua M. Wiener.6. Should Age be Abandoned as a Basis for Program and Service Eligibility? YES: John H. Skinner.NO: Elizabeth A. Kutza.II. AGE-BASED POLITICS. 7. Are the Elderly Benefiting at the Expense of Younger Americans? YES: Paul S. Hewitt.NO: Jill Quadagno.8. Do the Elderly Really have Political Clout? YES: Henry J. Pratt.NO: Robert H. Binstock.III. HEALTH AND QUALITY-OF-LIFE ISSUES. 9. Should Older Persons have the Right to Commit Suicide? YES: Margaret Pabst Battin.NO: Lois Snyder.10. Should Health Care be Rationed by Age? YES: Eric Rakowski.NO: Stephen G. Post.11. Is Managed Care Good for Older Persons? YES: Jennie Chin Hansen.NO: Marty Lynch and Carroll L. Estes.12. Is Aging More Problematic for Women than Men? YES: Nancy R. Hooyman.NO: Robert L. Rubenstein.IV. FAMILY ISSUES. 13. Does the Provision of Formal Services Lead to Families Relinquishing their Caregiving for Relatives? YES: Vernon L. Greene.NO: Sharon L. Tennstedt.14. Should Family Members be Paid to Provide Care to Elderly Persons? YES: Sharon M. Keigher and Nathan L. Linsk.NO: John Amson Capitman and Donna L. Yee.15. Should Older Persons be Able to Give Assets to Family Members Without Affecting Medicaid Eligibility? YES: Marshall B. Kapp.NO: Alan D. Bogutz.16. Should Grandparents Assume Full Parental Responsibility? YES: Joan F. Robertson.NO: Colleen L. Johnson.V. THE FIELD OF GERONTOLOGY. 17. Is Gerontology Biased Toward a Negative View of the Aging Process and Old Age? YES: Robert C. Atchley.NO: M. Powell Lawton.18. Should Gerontology be Considered a Separate Profession? YES: Pamela Francisco Wendt and David A. Peterson.NO: Jordan I. Kosberg.VI. AGING IN THE FUTURE. 19. Will Future Elderly Persons Experience More Years of Disability? YES: Edward L. Schneider.NO: James F. Fries.20. Will Tomorrow's Elderly be Better Off? YES: Neal E. Cutler.NO: Paul C. Light.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew E. Scharlach, Lenard W. Kaye.


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