9780495811664

Aging, the Individual, and Society

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495811664

  • ISBN10:

    0495811661

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/11/2010
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

This accessible book brings a social problems approach to the interdisciplinary study of gerontology. Academic research is combined with an empathetic view of the lives of older people to involve students emotionally and intellectually.

Table of Contents

Preface
Aging in America
Stereotypes and Images
Theories in Adult Development
Theories in Social Gerontology
Friends, Family, and Community
Intimacy and Sexuality
Physical Health and Well-Being
Work and Leisure
Finances and Lifestyles
Living Environments
Mental Health
The Oldest-Old and Caregiving
Special Problems
Ethnicity, Gender, and Culture
Death and Dying
Politics, Policies, and Programs
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