Aging and the Life Course : An Introduction to Social Gerontology

  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/2001
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
  • View Upgraded Edition
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $74.20 Save up to $2.23
  • Buy New
    Add to Cart Free Shipping


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Used, Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Defining the Field

Chapter 1: The Field of Social Gerontology

Chapter 2: Theories of Aging

Chapter 3: Demography of Aging

Chapter 4: Old Age and the Welfare State

Part 2: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Aging

Chapter 5: Historical Perspectives on Aging

Chapter 6: Biological Perspectives on Aging

Chapter 7: Psychological Perspectives on Aging

Part 3: Social Aspects of Aging

Chapter 8: Adult Development and Life Course Transitions

Chapter 9: Family Relationships and Social Support Systems

Chapter 10: Living Arrangements

Chapter 11: Work and Retirement

Part 4: Care of the Aging

Chapter 12: Health and Health Care

Chapter 13: Caring for the Frail Elderly

Chapter 14: Dying, Death, and Bereavement

Part 5: Aging and Society

Chapter 15: The Economics of Aging

Chapter 16: Aging and Inequality

Chapter 17: The Politics of Aging

Careers Appendix

Rewards Program

Write a Review