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Aging and the Life Course: An Introduction to Social Gerontology,9781259870446

Aging and the Life Course: An Introduction to Social Gerontology

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Edition: 7th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 4/11/2017
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Education

Table of Contents

Part One: DEFINING THE FIELD

1- The Field of Social Gerontology

2- Life Course Transitions

3-Theories of Aging

4- Demography of Aging

Part Two: INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES ON AGING

5-Old Age and the Welfare State

6-Biological Perspectives on Aging

7- Psychological Perspectives on Aging

Part Three: SOCIAL ASPECTS OF AGING

8- Family Relationships and Social Support Systems

9- Living Arrangements

10- Work and Retirement

Part Four: HEALTH ASPECTS OF LATER LIFE

11- Health and Health Care

12- Caring for the Frail Elderly

13- Dying, Death, and Bereavement

Part Five: AGING AND SOCIETY

14- The Economics of Aging

15- Poverty and Inequality

16- The Politics of Aging

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