Social Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Social Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, 10th edition

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

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Overview

Social Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective provides an overview of the interaction between the physiological, cognitive, emotional, interpersonal, social and cultural forces on aging. The text captures profound changes in societal views, and covers growing economic disparities among the older population.

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

ISBN-13: 9780137528868

Subject: Sociology

Category: Sociology of Age/ Race /Class /Gender

Table of 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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