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ERIC Number: EJ125505
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Publication Date: 1975
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Aging as Exchange: A Preface to Theory
Dowd, James J.
Journal of Gerontology, 30, 5, 584-593, Sep 75
Problems of aging are seen as problems of decreasing power resources. Because power resources decline with increased age, older persons become increasingly unable to enter into balanced exchange relations with other groups with whom they are in interaction. The relative power of the aged vis-a-vis their exchange partner increasingly deteriorates. (Author)
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