Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, 7th Edition

Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, 7th Edition

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Summarizes the research literature on the social aspects of aging with 72% new material from previous edition. The fully revised handbook covers theory and methods, aging and social structure, social factors and social institutions, and aging and society.
New topics include:
⢠Demography and aging
⢠Trends in longevity
⢠Disability and functional aging
⢠Global aging
⢠Racial and ethnic influences over the life course
⢠Health disparities among older adults
⢠Molecular genetics, aging, and well-being
⢠Employment and aging
⢠Aging and social policy


Contains all the main areas of social science gerontological research in one volume
Begins with a section on theory and methods
Edited by one of the fathers of gerontology (Binstock) and contributors represent top scholars in gerontology
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Product details

  • Electronic book text | 407 pages
  • United States
  • English
  • 7th
  • 0123808812
  • 9780123808813

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