The Resource Handbook of aging and the social sciences, editors, Robert H. Binstock and Linda K. George ; associate editors, Stephen J. Cutler, Jon Hendricks, and James H. Schulz

Handbook of aging and the social sciences, editors, Robert H. Binstock and Linda K. George ; associate editors, Stephen J. Cutler, Jon Hendricks, and James H. Schulz

Label
Handbook of aging and the social sciences
Title
Handbook of aging and the social sciences
Statement of responsibility
editors, Robert H. Binstock and Linda K. George ; associate editors, Stephen J. Cutler, Jon Hendricks, and James H. Schulz
Title variation
  • Aging and the social sciences
  • Handbook of ageing and the social sciences
  • Ageing and the social sciences
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a comprehensive summary and evaluation of recent research on the social aspects of aging
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available in print version.
Cataloging source
CaBNVSL
Dewey number
305.26
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
HQ1061
NLM item number
.H236 2011eb
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Binstock, Robert H
  • George, Linda K
  • Credo Reference (Firm)
Series statement
Handbooks of aging
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gerontology
  • Older people
  • Aging
  • Life change events in old age
  • Older people
  • Older people
  • Aging
  • Life change events
  • Social sciences
Label
Handbook of aging and the social sciences, editors, Robert H. Binstock and Linda K. George ; associate editors, Stephen J. Cutler, Jon Hendricks, and James H. Schulz
Link
http://lalibcon.state.lib.la.us/refer/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fliterati.credoreference.com%2Fcontent%2Ftitle%2Festaging
Instantiates
Publication
Manufacture
Note
  • Literati online resource
  • Previous edition: 2006
  • Electronic resource
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1 Theory and methods -- Age, the life course, and the sociological imagination: prospects for theory / Dale Dannefer -- Aging, cohorts, and methods / Yang Yang --
  • Part 2: Aging and social structure -- Demography and aging / Linda G. Martin -- Trends in longevity and prospects for the future / S. Jay Olshansky -- Disability, functioning, and aging / Vicki A. Freedman -- Global aging / Elizabeth Frankenberg ; Duncan Thomas -- Racial and ethnic influences over the life course / James S. Jackson, Ishtar O. Govia, Sherrill L. Sellers -- Stratification and inequality over the life course / Scott M. Lynch, J. Scott Brown --
  • Part 3 Social factors and social institutions -- Health disparities among older adults: life course influences and policy solutions / Pamela Herd ; Stephanie A. Robert ; James S. House -- Molecular genetics, aging, and well-being: sensitive period, accumulation, and pathway models / Michael J. Shanahan ; Scott M. Hofer -- Social factors, depression, and aging / Linda K. George -- Economic status of the aged in the United States / Virgnia P. Reno ; Ben Veghte -- Employment and aging / Sara E. Rix -- The changing residential environments of older people / Stephen M. Golant -- Civic engagement and aging / Stephen J. Cutler, Jon Hendricks, Greg O'Neill -- Late-life death and dying in 21st-century America / Deborah T. Gold --
  • Part 4 Aging and society -- The political economy of pension reform in Europe / Martin Kohli, Camila Arza -- Politics and aging in the United States / Andrea L. Campbell, Robert H. Binstock -- The future of retirement security / John B. Williamson -- Organization and financing of health care / Marilyn Moon -- Long-term care financing, service delivery, and quality assurance: the international experience / Joshua M. Wiener -- Gender, aging, and social policy / Madonna Harrington Meyer, Wendy M. Parker -- Aging and social intervention: life course perspectives / Lisa F. Berkman, Karen A. Ertel, Maria M. Glymour -- Fiscal implications of population aging / John Gist
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Seventh edition.
Extent
1 online resource (36 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781780342511
Isbn Type
(online)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
45 images, digital files.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)slc00227530
  • (Credo)estaging2011
  • (OCoLC)759036337
  • 9781780342511
  • Credo
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Handbook of aging and the social sciences, editors, Robert H. Binstock and Linda K. George ; associate editors, Stephen J. Cutler, Jon Hendricks, and James H. Schulz
Link
http://lalibcon.state.lib.la.us/refer/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fliterati.credoreference.com%2Fcontent%2Ftitle%2Festaging
Publication
Manufacture
Note
  • Literati online resource
  • Previous edition: 2006
  • Electronic resource
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1 Theory and methods -- Age, the life course, and the sociological imagination: prospects for theory / Dale Dannefer -- Aging, cohorts, and methods / Yang Yang --
  • Part 2: Aging and social structure -- Demography and aging / Linda G. Martin -- Trends in longevity and prospects for the future / S. Jay Olshansky -- Disability, functioning, and aging / Vicki A. Freedman -- Global aging / Elizabeth Frankenberg ; Duncan Thomas -- Racial and ethnic influences over the life course / James S. Jackson, Ishtar O. Govia, Sherrill L. Sellers -- Stratification and inequality over the life course / Scott M. Lynch, J. Scott Brown --
  • Part 3 Social factors and social institutions -- Health disparities among older adults: life course influences and policy solutions / Pamela Herd ; Stephanie A. Robert ; James S. House -- Molecular genetics, aging, and well-being: sensitive period, accumulation, and pathway models / Michael J. Shanahan ; Scott M. Hofer -- Social factors, depression, and aging / Linda K. George -- Economic status of the aged in the United States / Virgnia P. Reno ; Ben Veghte -- Employment and aging / Sara E. Rix -- The changing residential environments of older people / Stephen M. Golant -- Civic engagement and aging / Stephen J. Cutler, Jon Hendricks, Greg O'Neill -- Late-life death and dying in 21st-century America / Deborah T. Gold --
  • Part 4 Aging and society -- The political economy of pension reform in Europe / Martin Kohli, Camila Arza -- Politics and aging in the United States / Andrea L. Campbell, Robert H. Binstock -- The future of retirement security / John B. Williamson -- Organization and financing of health care / Marilyn Moon -- Long-term care financing, service delivery, and quality assurance: the international experience / Joshua M. Wiener -- Gender, aging, and social policy / Madonna Harrington Meyer, Wendy M. Parker -- Aging and social intervention: life course perspectives / Lisa F. Berkman, Karen A. Ertel, Maria M. Glymour -- Fiscal implications of population aging / John Gist
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Seventh edition.
Extent
1 online resource (36 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781780342511
Isbn Type
(online)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
45 images, digital files.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)slc00227530
  • (Credo)estaging2011
  • (OCoLC)759036337
  • 9781780342511
  • Credo
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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