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Women as they age

Author: J Dianne Garner; Susan O Mercer
Publisher: New York : Haworth Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Women As They Age, Second Edition explores state-of-the-art and developmental perspectives across the professions of sociology, psychology, social work, and nursing. You'll also find a close examination of the unique issues facing older women - including public policy, employment discrimination, and social program adequacy and equity; the relationship of older women to family; sexuality and intimacy; and special  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women as they age.
New York : Haworth Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606541681
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Dianne Garner; Susan O Mercer
ISBN: 0789011255 9780789011251 0789011263 9780789011268
OCLC Number: 43859608
Description: xvi, 256 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : accomplishments of women as they age / J. Dianne Garner, Susan O. Mercer --
Older women : a global view / Susan O. Mercer, J. Dianne Garner, Jean Findley --
A sociological perspective on women and aging as the millennium turns / Susan A. McDaniel --
Women and aging : a psychological perspective / Susan Gaylord --
Social work practice with women as they age / Toba Schwaber Kerson --
Mental health of elderly women / Virginia E. Richardson --
Ethnic minority women as they age / M. Jocelyn Armstrong --
Older women's relationships : weaving lives together / Karen A. Roberto --
Grandmothers raising grandchildren : parenting the second time around / Nancy J. Harm --
Sexuality and intimacy for aging women : a changing perspective / Susan Rice --
Long-term care and the new millennium / Jerry G. Stevenson --
The end of aging : women and death / N. Jane McCandless, Ann W. Gustin --
Public policy effects on the health care of older women : who is in charge? / Lou Ann B. Jorgensen --
A practical resource guide / Jeannie Teske, Peter Cote --
Conclusion : empowerment and self-determination / J. Dianne Garner, Susan O. Mercer --
Animal wisdom [poem] / Carolyn Coburn Tragesser.
Responsibility: J. Dianne Garner, Susan O. Mercer, editors.
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"Women As They Age, Second Edition explores state-of-the-art and developmental perspectives across the professions of sociology, psychology, social work, and nursing. You'll also find a close examination of the unique issues facing older women - including public policy, employment discrimination, and social program adequacy and equity; the relationship of older women to family; sexuality and intimacy; and special concerns of minority women. This volume includes a resource guide that explores the services available to older women. While addressing the troublesome situations of older women worldwide, Women As They Age, Second Edition also celebrates their triumphs, accomplishments, and contributions."--Jacket.

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