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Aging, Society, and the Life Course [electronic resource]

Leslie A. Morgan and Suzanne R. Kunkel
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
New York : Springer Pub., c2011.
Edition
4th ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780826119377 (alk. paper), 0826119379 (alk. paper), 9780826119384 (ebook), 0826119387 (ebook)
Summary
This edition details the impact of societal forces on the aging process. Fully reorganized with the addition of new materials, the book focuses on the diversity of the older population, examining it from macro/micro perspectives to understand aging and the life course as a social phenomenon.--[book cover]
Contents
  • Aging and society
  • Studying aging
  • An aging world: demographic perspectives
  • The aging individual in social context
  • Aging and the family: personal and institutional contexts
  • Work and retirement in the life course
  • Economics and the aging of society
  • Aging and health: Individuals, institutions, and policies
  • Politics, government, and aging in America
  • Global aging
  • Baby boomers and the changing landscape of aging
  • The dynamics of aging in our future.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
  • Rev. ed. of: Aging : aging, society and life course. 3rd ed. 2006.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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