The SAGE Handbook of Social Gerontology

The SAGE Handbook of Social Gerontology
  • Author : Dale Dannefer,Chris Phillipson
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 13 August 2010
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"This SAGE Handbook integrates basic research on social dimensions of aging. It presents programmatic applications of research in areas not often seen in Handbooks including imprisonment, technology and aging, urban society aged, and elderly migration. The authors constitute a Who's Who of international gerontology, and the focus on globalization and aging is unique among Handbooks today. This Handbook should be in the library of every social gerontologist." - Vern L. Bengtson, Professor of Gerontology, University of Southern California This volume

Social Gerontology

Social Gerontology
  • Author : Nancy R. Hooyman,H. Asuman Kiyak
  • Publisher : Pearson Education
  • Release : 09 May 2021
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This best-selling, multidisciplinary, social aging text presents positive images of aging while considering the many factors that contribute to how aging individuals experiences life. Up-to-date and expanded, this text offers a comprehensive view that presents aging positively, portraying concepts of active aging and resiliency, and defining "productive aging" by elaborating on the numerous ways elders contribute to society and their families. Based on the latest research findings, it offers greater depth to critical issues of aging, attending to differences by

Ageing in Society

Ageing in Society
  • Author : John Bond,Peter Coleman,Sheila M Peace
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 01 November 1993
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This Second Edition has been extensively revised and expanded to take account of recent theory and research. A new chapter has been added dealing with issues of death and dying, and particular attention has been paid to issues of gender and ethnicity in the social structuring of later life. It has been adopted by The Open University as a set book for its course K256 An Ageing Society.

Key Concepts in Social Gerontology

Key Concepts in Social Gerontology
  • Author : Judith E Phillips,Kristine J Ajrouch,Sarah Hillcoat-Nalletamby
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 18 March 2010
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"Far from a dictionary, the concepts are portrayed as complex, and conflicting definitions and usages are both noted and evaluated... Each article includes a (necessarily selective) set of references, and cross-references to other concepts included in the book... Moreover, the coverage and evaluation of the concepts is right at the current leading edge in a rapidly moving field." - Victor Marshall, Department of Sociology and Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "The concepts are very clear

The Evolution of British Gerontology

The Evolution of British Gerontology
  • Author : Miriam Bernard,Mo Ray,Jackie Reynolds
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 01 April 2020
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This book looks critically at how gerontological knowledge in the UK has developed and changed over the last half century, framed by knowledge of the international gerontological literature and research. Rather than concentrating on reviewing and synthesizing the accumulated body of gerontological research, it looks instead at what can be learned from interviews with people who have been active in building the UK's gerontological knowledge base since the establishment of the British Society of Gerontology (BSG) in 1971, supplemented with a

National Directory of Educational Programs in Gerontology

National Directory of Educational Programs in Gerontology
  • Author : Betsy M. Sprouse
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 09 May 1976
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Designed to inform educators, professionals, and students about gerontology-related courses, degree programs, educational services, and training programs in 1275 institutions in the United States, Guam, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Canal Zone. Geographical arrangement. Entries include coded identifying information of institution, address, contact person, and descriptive information. College, subject indexes.