Aging and the Life Course: An Introduction to Social Gerontology7th Edition
Part One: DEFINING THE FIELD
1- The Field of Social Gerontology
2- Life Course Transitions
3-Theories of Aging
4- Demography of Aging
Part Two: INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES ON AGING
5- Old Age and the Welfare State
6-Biological Perspectives on Aging
7- Psychological Perspectives on Aging
Part Three: SOCIAL ASPECTS OF AGING
8- Family Relationships and Social Support Systems
9- Living Arrangements
10- Work and Retirement
Part Four: HEALTH ASPECTS OF LATER LIFE
11- Health and Health Care
12- Caring for the Frail Elderly
13- Dying, Death, and Bereavement
Part Five: AGING AND SOCIETY
14- The Economics of Aging15- Poverty and Inequality
16- The Politics of Aging
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