Aging Society and the Life Course Fifth Edition

Additionally, the book includes new information on the Affordable Care Act and end-of-life issues. The text is uniquely organized, featuring theoretical discussions in each chapter and topical essays between chapters.

Aging  Society  and the Life Course  Fifth Edition

This classic text, now in its fifth edition, is distinguished by its emphasis on social context, social processes, and social structures as part of a broader understanding of the sociology of aging and the life course. Presenting an objective view of the realities of aging both positive and negative, the book examines aging from micro/macro, personal, community, societal, and global perspectives. This fifth edition describes important changes in the field of social gerontology and growth in such topics as diversity, global aging, and the life course. It addresses major shifts in public policy, social institutions, and aging-related programming initiatives. There is a strong focus on the changing landscape of aging, particularly in regard to social engagement, employment and lifelong learning, enhanced health and independence, and livable communities for people of all ages. Additionally, the book includes new information on the Affordable Care Act, and end-of-life issues.

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Aging, Society, and the Life Course, Fifth Edition
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Leslie A. Morgan, PhD, Suzanne R. Kunkel, PhD
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-20 - Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

This classic text, now in its fifth edition, is distinguished by its emphasis on social context, social processes, and social structures as part of a broader understanding of the sociology of aging and the life course. Presenting an objective view of the realities of aging both positive and negative, the
Global Aging
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Frank J. Whittington, PhD, Suzanne R. Kunkel, PhD, Kate De Medeiros, PhD
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-01 - Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Praise for the first edition: “This book is exemplary in amassing demographic, policy, and sociopsychological data from around the world... The content of the book is rich with current information seldom accumulated into one sourceI recommend this volume to gerontologists, aging studies undergraduate and graduate students... demographers, and global studies
Aging, Society, and the Life Course, Sixth Edition
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Suzanne R. Kunkel, PhD, Richard Settersten, Jr., PhD
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-15 - Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Newly revised and updated, this classic text examines the impact of social forces on the aging process. It considers aging from personal, family, community, societal, and global perspectives. The sixth edition reflects significant changes in the field of social gerontology. It delves deeply into the life course paradigm to demonstrate
Aging, Society, and the Life Course, Fourth Edition
Language: en
Pages: 353
Authors: Leslie A. Morgan, PhD, Suzanne R. Kunkel, PhD
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-15 - Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

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]
Aging, Society, and the Life Course, Fifth Edition
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Suzanne R. Kunkel, PhD, Leslie A. Morgan, PhD
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-20 - Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

"[This] book’s unfading preoccupation with social context, social processes, and social structures distinguishes itself and greatly contributes to the discourse in gerontology." -The Gerontologist This classic text, now in its fifth edition, is distinguished by its emphasis on social context, social processes, and social structures as part of a broader