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Author Maddox, George
Title Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 8 (1988) : Varieties of Aging
Imprint New York : Springer Publishing Company, 1988
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Contributors -- Forthcoming Contents, Volume 9 -- Orientations -- Chapter 1 Differential Gerontology and the Stratified Life Course: Conceptual and Methodological Issues -- Chapter 2 The Changing and Heterogeneous Nature of Aging and Longevity: A Social and Biomedical Perspective -- The Social Distribution of Societal Resources -- Chapter 3 A Different Perspective on Health and Health Services Utilization -- Chapter 4 The Economic Situation of Older Americans: Emerging Wealth and Continuing Hardship -- Chapter 5 Convergence, Institutionalization, and Bifurcation: Gender and the Pension Acquisition Process -- Chapter 6 Gender and Ethnicity Differences in Psychological Well-Being -- Some Policy Implications of Population Heterogeneity -- Chapter 7 Better Options for Work and Retirement: Some Suggestions for Improving Economic Security Mechanisms for Old Age -- Chapter 8 Planning Long-Term Care for Heterogeneous Older Populations -- Chapter 9 Insuring Long-Term Care -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Contents of Previous Volumes
This volume of the Annual Review focuses attention precisely on teh neglected documentation and explaination of heterogeneity of how people grow older within society. THe society of special interest is the United States in relatively recent decades, although some of the chapters include istructive comparisons with other societies
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Maddox, George Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 8 (1988) : Varieties of Aging New York : Springer Publishing Company,c1988 9780826164902
Subject Aging.;Old age
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Alt Author Lawton, M. Powell
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