Aging America

Aging America : Issues Facing an Aging Society

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A supplemental text explores issues that are of growing concern to an aging population. Included is a chapter on the global concerns of aging.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 153.9 x 229.4 x 12.2mm | 333.42g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Facsimile
  • Facsimile
  • 0130196215
  • 9780130196217

Table of contents

I. AGING AS A SOCIAL PROBLEM. 1. The Aging of America. 2. Historical Perspectives. 3. Aging: A Social Problem. II. PUBLIC ISSUES AND POPULATION AGING. 4. Work, Retirement, and Leisure Time and the Modern American. 5. The Economics of Population Aging. 6. The Family: A Changing Social Institution. 7. Community-Based Service and Long-Term Care. 8. The Politics of Aging. III. AN OLDER WORLD. 9. Aging: A Global Concern. 10. The Future. References. Index.show more