Princeton University Library Catalog

Aging and the life course : an introduction to social gerontology / Jill Quadagno.

Author:
Quadagno, Jill S. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, c2011.
Εdition:
5th ed.
Description:
xviii, 493 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents:
The field of social gerontology -- Life course transitions -- Theories of aging -- Demography of aging -- Old age and the welfare state -- Biological perspectives on aging -- Psychological perspectives on aging -- Family relationships and social support systems -- Living arrangements -- Work and retirement -- Health and health care -- Caring for the frail elderly -- Dying, death, and bereavement -- The economics of aging -- Poverty and inequality -- The politics of aging.
Subject(s):
Gerontology [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780073528229 (acid-free paper)
  • 0073528226 (acid-free paper)
LCCN:
2009044641
OCLC:
436028208
RCP:
C - S