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Growing old in America : new perspectives on old age

Author: Beth B Hess; Elizabeth Warren Markson
Publisher: New Brunswick (U.S.A.) : Transaction Books, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth B Hess; Elizabeth Warren Markson
ISBN: 0878559981 9780878559985
OCLC Number: 11574055
Description: xv, 582 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: America's elderly : a demographic overview / Beth B. Hess --
Part I. Aging across time and space --
Factories, attitudes, and the New Deal : the history of old age / Brian Gratton --
Old age in industrializing England / Jill Quadagno --
Old-age relief policies in the new land, 1650-1900 / John B. Williamson --
Family ties of the aged in cross-cultural perspective / Corinne N. Nydegger --
The Dega and the Nacirema : then and now / Paul M. Baker --
The "scheming hag" and the "dear old thing" : the anthropology of aging women / Linda Evans Cool and Justine McCabe --
Minority aging / Kyriakos S. Markides --
The process of caretaker selection / Charlotte Ikels --
"Second childhood" : old age in popular culture / Arnold Arluke and Jack Levin --
Waiting for Dr. Spock : advice literature for the children of aging parents / Andrea S. Walsh --
Part II. Aging bodies and minds --
Health is the main thing : sex differences, health, and psychological variables in later life / Barbara F. Turner --
Women and men : mortality and health of older people / Lois M. Verbrugge --
Beyond babies and orgasm / Ruth B. Weg --
Rethinking life satisfaction / Jaber F. Gubrium and Robert J. Lynott --
Aging and mental health : challenging scientific myths / Marjorie Chary Feinson --
Gender roles and memory loss in old age : an exploration of linkages / Elizabeth W. Markson --
Work, career, and aging / David A. Karp and William C. Yoels --
Age and stress : processes and problems / Leonard I. Pearlin and Clarice Radabaugh --
Aging, social change, and the power of ideas / Matilda White Riley --
Beyond the hearth : older women and retirement / Maximiliane E. Szinovacz --
Part III. Social structures and aging --
Marriage and aging / Gary R. Lee --
The elderly in minority families / Charles H. Mindel --
Caring for the elderly : a cross-cultural view / Nancy Foner --
Elder abuse : the status of currrent knowledge / Claire Pedrick-Cornell and Richard J. Gelles --
To heir is human / Jeffrey P. Rosenfeld --
Housing the elderly / Anne Woodward --
Snowbirds : seasonal migrants to the Sunbelt / Deborah A. Sullivan and Sylvia A. Stevens --
Ducktown : holding on but losing / Marea Teski [and others] --
Impact of the psychosocial environment of the elderly on behavioral and health outcomes / Ellen J. Langer and Jerry Avorn--
Episodic nature of behavioral disturbances among residents of facilities for the aged / John Cumming [and others] --
Discharge planning : no deposit, no return / Martin Hohbaum and Florence Galkin --
The aged as scapegoat / Robert H. Binstock --
The trillion-dollar misunderstanding / John Myles --
Age, work, and social security / Nathan Keyfitz --
Social security is a women's issue / Maxine Forman --
Women and the economics of aging / Carroll L. Estes, Lenore Gerard, Adele Clarke.
Responsibility: edited by Beth B. Hess and Elizabeth W. Markson.

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