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The Resource Handbook of aging and the social sciences, edited by Linda K. George, Kenneth F. Ferraro

Handbook of aging and the social sciences, edited by Linda K. George, Kenneth F. Ferraro

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Handbook of aging and the social sciences
Title
Handbook of aging and the social sciences
Statement of responsibility
edited by Linda K. George, Kenneth F. Ferraro
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eng
Summary
This updated edition presents the latest research available on aging individuals, populations, and the dynamic culmination of the life course, providing a comprehensive synthesis and review of the latest research findings in the social sciences of aging that is of particular interest to scientists and researchers in a broad array of specialties
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Handbook of aging and the social sciences, edited by Linda K. George, Kenneth F. Ferraro
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Handbook of aging and the social sciences, edited by Linda K. George, Kenneth F. Ferraro
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Contents
Dedication -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Preface -- About the editors -- Part 1. Theory and methods: Chapter 1. Age, the life course, and the sociological imagination: prospects for theory; Chapter 2. Aging, cohorts, and methods -- Part 2. Aging and social structure: Chapter 3. Demography and aging; Chapter 4. Trends in longevity and prospects for the future; Chapter 5. Disability, functioning, and aging; Chapter 6. Global aging; Chapter 7. Racial and ethnic influences over the life course; Chapter 8. Stratification and inequality over the life course -- Part 3. Social factors and social institutions: Chapter 9. Health disparities among older adults: life course influences and policy solutions; Chapter 10. Molecular genetics, aging, and well-being: sensitive period, accumulation, and pathway models; Chapter 11. Social factors, depression, and aging; Chapter 12. Aging, inheritance, and gift-giving; Chapter 13. Economic status of the aged in the United States; Chapter 14. Employment and aging; Chapter 15. The changing residential environments of older people; Chapter 16. Civic engagement and aging; Chapter 17. Late-life death and dying in 21st-century America -- Part 4. Aging and society: Chapter 18. The political economy of pension reform in Europe; Chapter 19. Politics and aging in the United States; Chapter 20. The future of retirement security; Chapter 21. Organization and financing of health care; Chapter 22. Long-term care financing, service delivery, and quality assurance: the international experience; Chapter 23. Gender, aging, and social policy; Chapter 24. Aging and social intervention: life course perspectives; Chapter 25. Fiscal implications of population aging
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Edition
Eighth edition.
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1 online resource (36 entries)
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9781785396922
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