Ageing: Volume 1 Volume 2 Origins, Theories and Practical Concerns Forms and Practice (Key Issues for the 21st Century)

Ageing: Volume 1 Volume 2 Origins, Theories and Practical Concerns Forms and Practice (Key Issues for the 21st Century)

By: Professor Susan A. McDaniel (editor)Hardback

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The study of ageing is a fundamental issue for social science. Age is seen much less as a "natural" developmental phase of life and more as a socio-cultural construct. This opens opportunities to new ways to see ageing as a social process and factor in power relations, and for examining in theory and in empirical research, the intersections of age with class, race, gender and sexuality. In four volumes this MW examines: Volume 1: Origins, Theories and Practical Concerns (Classic approaches and contemporary thinkers); Volume 2: Forms and Practice (ageing in pre-industrial societies; ageing historically; aging and identity); Volume 3: Key Dimensions (ageing and life course; ageing and work/leisure; ageing and gender; ageing and health; ageing and sexuality; ageing and family; ageing and culture/ethnicity) and Volume 4: Key Debates (theory versus practice; ageing bodies; critical gerontology

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Volume One Origins, Theories and Practical Concerns Social Sciences, Gerontology and Geriatrics The State of Theory in Aging and the Social Sciences - Victor W Marshall Aging as a Challenge for Sociological Theory - Martin Kohli Classic Approaches The Political and Moral Economy of Aging - M Minkler and T R Cole Not Such Strange Bedfellows The Structural Dependency of the Elderly - P Townsend A Creation of Social Policy in the Twentieth Century Towards a Political Economy of Old Age - Alan Walker Theory of the Third Age The Third Age, the Fourth Age and the Future - Peter Laslett Developmental/Role Theory/Activity and Disengagement Theory A Personal and Social Philosophy of Old Age - R Havighurst and R Albrecht Further Thoughts on the Theory of Disengagement - Elaine Cumming Social Gerontology and the Age Stratification of Society - M W Riley Biography and Life Course Age Norms, Age Constraints and Adult Socialization - B L Neugarten, J W Moore and J C Lowe Generational Change The Problem of Generations - Karl Mannheim Cultural Change Strategic Generations - Bryan Turner Historical Change, Literary Expression and Generational Politics Contemporary Thinkers Friends or Foes - S Reinharz Gerontological and Feminist Theory Re-Engaging the Disengagement Theory of Aging - W A Achenbaum and Vern L Bengston On the History and Assessment of Theory Development in Gerontology The Invisibility of Age - Sara L Arber and Jay Ginn Gender and Class in Later Life Theory, Explanation and a Third Generation of Theoretical Development in Social Gerontology - Vern L Bengston, E O Burgess and T M Parrott A Foucauldian Analysis of Old Age and the Power of Social Welfare - Simon Biggs and Jason L Powell Feminist Gerontology and Old Men - Toni Calasanti Continues from Volume One Contemporary Thinkers Old Age, Retirement and the Social Class Structure - Anne-Marie Guillemard Towards and Analysis of the Structural Dynamics of the Latter Stage of Life Generations and the Generation of Theory in Social Gerontology - Jon Hendricks Later Life, Inequality and Sociological Theory - Sarah Irwin Diversity and the State of Sociological Aging Theory - Julie Ann McMullin Should the Economic Life Course Be Redesigned? - John F Myles and Deborah Street Volume Two Forms and Practice Ageing in Pre-Industrial Societies Aging and Modernization - Donald O Cowgill A Revision of the Theory Growing Old in Inuit Society - Lee Guemple If You Got Everything, It's Good Enough - Peter Collings Perspectives on Successful Aging in a Canadian Inuit Community Old Age among the Chipewyan - H S Sharp Ageing Historically Old Age and Modernization - W A Achenbaum and P N Stearns The World We Forgot - Martin Kohli Historical Views of the Life Course The Impact of Past Conflicts and Social Disruption in Cambodia on the Current Generation of Older Adults - Zachary Zimmer et al Youth and Ageing Attitudes towards Aging - Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha et al A Comparative Analysis of Young Adults from the United States and Germany The Old and the Young in Modern Societies - B L Neugarten Images of Ageing and Ageism Three Faces of Ageism - K McHugh Society, Image and Place Ageism and Ageist Language across the Life Span - John F Nussbaum et al Intimate Relationships and Non-Intimate Interactions What Can Homosexual Aging Studies Contribute to Theories of Aging? - John Alan Lee Aging and Identity Identity Foreclosure - Will C van den Hoonaard and Deborah Kestin Women's Experiences of Widowhood as Expressed in Autobiographical Accounts Reflections on 'The Ageless Self' - Sharon R Kaufman Self, Society and the 'New Gerontology' - Martha B Holstein and Meredith Minkler The Very Old Understanding the Caring Capacity of Informal Networks of Frail Seniors - N Keating et al A Case for Care Networks Hydra Revisited - M J Penning Substituting Formal for Self- and Informal In-Home Care among Older Adults with Disabilities Social Support in Later Life - J Phillips et al A Study of Three Areas Fear of Ageing Fear of Personal Aging and Subjective Well-Being in Later Life - D L Klenmack and L L Roff Volume Three Key Dimensions Ageing and Life Course Age Differentiation and the Life Course - G H Elder Aging and Generational Relations - T K Hareven An Historical and Life Course Perspective Work and the Life-Course - Walter R Heinz A Cosmopolitan-Local Perspective Ageing and Work/Leisure Multiple Role Occupancy in Midlife - M Evandrou, K Glaser and U Henz Balancing Work and Family Life in Britain Midcourse - P Moen Reconfiguring Careers and Community Service for a New Life Stage Estimating the Influence of Health as a Risk Factor on Unemployment - J O Arrow A Survival Analysis of Employment Durations for Workers Surveyed in the German Socio-Economic Panel The Self-Designed Career in Later Life - Kerry Platman A Study of Older Portfolio Workers in the United Kingdom Ageism, Age Relations and Garment Industry Workers in Montreal - Julie A McMullin and Victor W Marshall Ageing and Gender Gender, Class and Income Inequalities in Later Life - Jay Ginn and Sara Arber Women and Ageing - Susan McDaniel A Sociological Perspective The Double Standard of Aging - Susan Sontag Ageing and Health Apocalypse No - Robert G Evans et al Population Aging and the Future of Health Care Systems Paradigms of Retirement - G Mein et al The Importance of Health and Ageing in the Whitehall II Study How Indicators of Socioeconomic Status Relate to Physical Functioning of Older Adults in Three Asian Societies - Zachary Zimmer et al Ageing and Sexuality New Sex for Old - Stephen Katz and Barbara Marshall Lifestyle, Consumerism and the Ethics of Aging Well Ageing and Family Generational Differences and the Developmental Stake - V L Bengtson and J A Kuypers My Daughter Has a Career; I Just Raised Babies - Debora Carr The Psychological Consequences of Women's Intergenerational Social Comparisons Ageing and Culture/Ethnicity Decline in Material Family Support for Older People in Urban Ghana, Africa - Isabella Aboderin Understanding Processes and Causes of Change What's the Latest? Cultural Age Deadlines for Family Transitions - R Settersten and G Hagestad Continues from Volume Three Ageing and Culture/Ethnicity Living Arrangements of Elderly Chinese and Japanese in the United States - Yoshinori Kamo and Min Zhou Race, Ethnicity and Aging - K Markides, J Liang and J S Jackson Conceptual and Methdological Issues Volume Four Key Debates Theory versus Practice Aging Well with Friends and Family - R G Adams and R Blieszner Disability Theory and Public Policy - J Kennedy and M Minkler Implications for Critical Gerontology Bridging the Knowledge Gap - E Shapiro and B Havens From Evidence to Policy and Practice That Fosters Seniors' Independence Who Theorizes Age? - Jaber F Gubrium and B Wallace The Madrid International Plan of Action on Aging - Alexandre Sidorenko and Alan Walker From Conception to Implementation Population Ageing Policy Challenges (or not?) On the Demography of Aging - J S Siegel Demographic Aging as a Guiding Paradigm in Canada's Welfare State - Susan A McDaniel Intergenerational Transfers, Social Solidarity and Social Policy - Susan A McDaniel Unanswered Questions and Policy Challenges Longevity and Extension of Life Span The Compression of Morbidity - James F Fries Ageing Bodies Older Women's Perceptions of Ideal Body Weights - Laura Hurd Clarke The Tensions between Health and Appearance Motivations for Weight Loss The Everyday Visibility of the Aging Body - Jaber F Gubrium and James A Holstein Busy Bodies - Stephen Katz Activity, Aging and the Management of Everyday Life The Body, Gender and Age - Julia Twigg Feminist Insights in Social Gerontology Critical Gerontology the Challenge of Critical Gerontology - Jan Baars The Problem of Social Constitution The Globalization of Capital, the Welfare State and Old Age Policy - C L Estes and C Phillipson Social Security Privatization and Older Women - Carroll Estes A Feminist Political Economy Perspective Growing Older without Aging? Positive Aging, Anti-Ageism and Anti-Aging - Stephen Katz Civic Engagement and Older Adults - M Martinson and M Minkler A Critical Perspective Generationing Gender - Susan A McDaniel Justice and the Division of Welfare Growing Old and Resistance - Emmanuelle Tulle-Winton Towards a New Cultural Economy of Old Age?

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  • publication date: 24/01/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412935586
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1624
  • ID: 9781412935586
  • ISBN10: 141293558X

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