2 edition of Perspectives in aging found in the catalog.
Perspectives in aging
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
|Statement||edited and compiled by Frances G. Scott and Ruth M. Brewer, Oregon Center for Gerontology.|
|Contributions||Brewer, Ruth M., Scott, Frances Gillespie., University of Oregon. Center for Gerontology.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1061 .P37|
|The Physical Object|
More information on purchasing this book ISBN: Table of Contents. 1. Front matter, Perspectives on the Economics of Aging: David A. Wise (p. - 0) (bibliographic info) Introduction: David A. Wise (p. 1 - 16) (bibliographic info) 2. The Transition to Cited by: This groundbreaking book provides comprehensive treatment of the political economy of aging by a scholar widely credited as the founder and key thinker of th Estes, C, Linkins, K & Binney, E , 'Critical perspectives on aging', in Social policy & aging: a critical perspective, SAGE Publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, pp. , viewed.
Recall that social aging refers to changes in people’s roles and relationships in a society as they age. Social gerontologists have tried to explain how and why the aging process in the United States and other societies occurs. Their various explanations, summarized in Table “Theory Snapshot”, help us understand patterns of social aging. Book Description. Current understandings of ageing and diversity are impoverished in three main ways. Firstly, with regards to thinking about what inequalities operate in later life there has been an excessive preoccupation with economic resources.
This text provides comprehensive coverage of biological aspects of human ageing at a level accessible to students with little or no science background. It is aimed at students pursuing a career working with, or for, the elderly. Each system is covered in its own chapter. Individual chapters present the structure and function of each body system, followed by natural age changes, and conclude 5/5(1). The Handbook of Cognitive Aging: Interdisciplinary Perspectives clarifies the differences in patterns and processes of cognitive aging. Along with a comprehensive review of current research, editors Scott M. Hofer and Duane F. Alwin provide a solid foundation for building a multidisciplinary agenda that will stimulate further rigorous research into these complex factors.
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Perspectives on Aging This chapter presents central theories of aging from different disciplines and describes the approach taken in the current book. By the end of this chapter you should be able to: • Describe demographic changes that will occur in the next 50 years • Describe the variability among older people • Distinguish betweenFile Size: KB.
This open access book provides a comprehensive European perspective on the concept of ageism, its origins, the manifestation and consequences of ageism, as well as ways to respond to and research ageism.
The book represents a collaborative effort of researchers from over 20 countries and a variety of disciplines, including, psychology, sociology, gerontology, geriatrics, pharmacology, law, geography, 5/5(1). How does aging affect the interaction between people and their social environment.
This intriguing book examines that question from various perspectives, exploring in detail the social and psychological dimensions of the aging process. Drawing on the insights of many disciplines, articles. The premise of Perspectives on Productive Aging is based a response to the argument that the professional literature in the field of aging and gerontological social work is exceedingly biased.
Gerontological practice emphasizes the problems, crises, and. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
• Cross-cultural perspectives on stigma. The first volume of its kind, Disability and Aging Discrimination is essential reading for researchers, forensic and rehabilitation psychologists/psychiatrists, and those involved in the well-being of older and disabled workers.
This generally accepted perception of aging in our country has resulted in the elderly themselves and in the community at large regarding older people as less valuable than younger people. The assumption is that the elderly have lost the ability to think clearly, to learn new things and they are generally incapable of any physical activity other than walking or sitting.
PERSPECTIVES ON AGING. Connie Corley, MSW, MA, PhD. Professor, Fielding Graduate University and. California State University, Los Angeles.
In the United States and many countries globally, living to 65 and beyond is increasingly common. This theory is considered a functionalist explanation of the aging process. Activity theory: Older people benefit themselves and their society if they continue to be active.
Their positive perceptions of the aging process are crucial for their ability to remain active. This theory is considered an interactionist explanation of the aging process.
Theoretical Perspectives on Aging Functionalism. Functionalists analyze how the parts of society work together. Functionalists gauge how society’s parts Conflict Perspective. At a public protest, older people make their voices heard. In advocating for themselves, they help Symbolic. There are three classic theories of aging within the conflict perspective.
Modernization theory (Cowgill and Holmes ) suggests that the primary cause of the elderly losing power and influence in society are the parallel forces of industrialization and modernization. The first part of the book is entitled 'Family, Transition and Ageing' and addresses rapid social and economic changes in China through a kaleidoscope of differential perspectives that focus on how family continues to be an important reference point for the past, present and Cited by: This book brings together state-of-the-art research on successful aging in Asian populations and highlights how the factors that contribute to successful aging differ from those in the West.
It examines the differences between the Asian and Western contexts in which the aging process unfolds. SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life.
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Biblical Perspectives on Aging: God and the Elderly takes a detailed look at the views of aging presented in the Old and New Testaments.
This wide ranging and insightful survey encompasses not only the entire Bible but also interpretations of sacred Middle Author: J. Gordon Harris. Perspectives on Aging This is “Perspectives on Aging”, section from the book A Primer on Social Problems (v.
For details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license. This wide-ranging series on International Perspectives on Aging provides readers with much-needed comprehensive texts and critical perspectives on the latest research, policy, and practical developments.
Both aging and globalization have become a reality of our times, yet a systematic effort of a global magnitude to address aging is yet to be seen. Joyfully Aging is a celebration of the gifts of aging and of the importance of the Christian family, delivered with the stories and unique humor for which Rich is known and loved.
Readers will come away reminded of who they are, whose they are, and the endless possibilities for lives of service and relevance made possible by God’s grace. As the population of older Americans grows, meaningful perspectives on aging are needed by both the young and the old.
Biblical Perspectives on Aging: God and the Elderly takes a detailed look at the views of aging presented in the Old and New Testaments. This wide ranging and insightful survey encompasses not only the entire Bible but also interpretations of sacred Middle Brand: Taylor & Francis.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scott, Frances Gillespie. Perspectives in aging. Corvallis, Or. [Continuing Education Publication. Using a sociological perspective, book book examines how aging is asocial construct, rather than a specific chronological age or set of conditions.
Covers all facets of aging, and how aging is a consequence of various socialstructural factors, rather than a cause. tweet. When examining a universal human experience such as aging, it can be both interesting and helpful to see how people in other and places and times approached the issue.
In his fascinating book A History of Old Age, editor and author Pat Thane clears up the misconception that historic societies must have considered people in their 30s and 40s to be elderly because life expectancy was.
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