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Aging and the Life Course: An Introduction to Social Gerontology

Aging and the Life Course: An Introduction to Social Gerontology

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By Jill Quadagno
ISBN10: 1259870448
ISBN13: 9781259870446
Copyright: 2018
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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 Aging

15- Poverty and Inequality

16- The Politics of Aging

About the Author

Jill Quadagno

Jill Quadagno is the Mildred and Claude Pepper Eminent Scholar Chair in Social Gerontology at Florida State University. She earned her B.A from Pennsylvania State University, her M.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, and her Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. Dr. Quadagno is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Section on Aging of the American Sociological Association, the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, and an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship. In 1994, she served as Senior Policy Advisor in the President's Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform. She is the author of numerous books on aging and social policy issues, and is presently serving as President of the American Sociological Society for 1997-1998.

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