ERIC Number: ED145347
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Aging in America; Readings in Gerontology.
Kart, Cary S.; Manard, Barbara B.
This anthology provides an introduction to the field of social gerontology. It is directed toward three audiences: (1) advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students enrolled in social gerontology courses; (2) gerontologists who will be teaching these students; and (3) the general public. This book is divided into the following parts: (1) Theoretical Approaches to Social Aging; (2) Methodological Issues in Social Gerontology; (3) Biological and Psychological Aspects of Aging; (4) Work, Retirement, and Leisure; (5) Living Environments; (6) Institutionalization; and (7) Death and Dying. (Author/JLL)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Age, American Culture, Anthologies, Death, Gerontology, Institutional Role, Life Style, Methods, Older Adults, Retirement, Social Influences
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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