Social Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, 10th edition

  • Nancy R. Hooyman, 
  • Kevin Y. Kawamoto, 
  • H Asuman Kiyak

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A thorough, multidisciplinary review of the diverse process of aging and the current research surrounding it
The best-selling Social Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective presents the diversities of the aging experience — the interaction between the physiological, cognitive, emotional, interpersonal, social, and cultural forces on aging, as well as the heterogeneity of the older population in terms of age, race, class, gender, functional ability, and sexual orientation. The Tenth Edition explores new research connecting the relationship between older people and their environments, and its impact on their quality of life and overall well-being. The text also captures profound changes in societal views, and provides critical information about growing economic disparities among the older population.

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Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137528868

Subject: Sociology

Category: Sociology of Age/ Race /Class /Gender


Brief Contents

  1. The Growth of Social Gerontology
  2. Aging in Other Countries and Across Cultures in the United States
  3. The Social Consequences of Physical Aging
  4. Managing Chronic Diseases and Promoting Well-Being in Old Age
  5. Cognitive Changes with Aging
  6. Personality and Mental Health in Old Age
  7. Love, Intimacy, and Sexuality in Old Age
  8. Social Theories of Aging
  9. The Importance of Social Supports
  10. Opportunities and Challenges of Informal Caregiving
  11. Living Arrangements and Social Interactions
  12. Enhancing Older Adults' Lives Through Technology
  13. Productive Aging
  14. Death, Dying, Bereavement, and Widowhood
  15. The Resilience of Elders of Color
  16. The Resilience of Older Women
  17. Social Policies to Address Social Problems
  18. Health and Long-Term Care Policy and Programs

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