Ageing (Key Issues for the 21st Century)

Editat de Susan A. McDaniel
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This carefully selected four-volume set, compiled by Susan A. McDaniel an expert in the field for more than twenty-five years, looks at ageing through the lenses of anthropology, sociology, feminism and cultural studies, amongst others. Volume 1 reviews the origins, theories and practical concerns of gerontology and examines the ideas of several contemporary thinkers. Volume 2 considers the forms and practices that ageing take on in societies today as well as in the past. Volume 3 collects articles that see ageing as a social process that intersects with class, race, gender, and sexuality. Volume 4 discusses the key debates that currently dominate the field of gerontology.
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ISBN-13: 9781412935586
ISBN-10: 141293558X
Pagini: 1624
Dimensiuni: 156 x 234 mm
Greutate: 2.93 kg
Ediția: Four-Volume Set
Editura: SAGE Publications
Colecția Sage Publications Ltd
Seria Key Issues for the 21st Century

Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom


Volume One: Origins, Theories and Practical Concerns
Part One: 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
Part Two: Classic Approaches
Structural/Political Economy
The Political and Moral Economy of Aging: Not Such Strange Bedfellows - M Minkler and T R Cole
The Structural Dependency of the Elderly: A Creation of Social Policy in the Twentieth Century - P Townsend
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: Historical Change, Literary Expression and Generational Politics - Bryan Turner
Part Three: Contemporary Thinkers
Friends or Foes: Gerontological and Feminist Theory - S Reinharz
Re-Engaging the Disengagement Theory of Aging: On the History and Assessment of Theory Development in Gerontology - W A Achenbaum and Vern L Bengston
The Invisibility of Age: Gender and Class in Later Life - Sara L Arber and Jay Ginn
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
Old Age, Retirement and the Social Class Structure: Towards and Analysis of the Structural Dynamics of the Latter Stage of Life - Anne-Marie Guillemard
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
Part One: Ageing in Pre-Industrial Societies
Aging and Modernization: A Revision of the Theory - Donald O Cowgill
Growing Old in Inuit Society - Lee Guemple
"If You Got Everything, It's Good Enough": Perspectives on Successful Aging in a Canadian Inuit Community - Peter Collings
Old Age among the Chipewyan - H S Sharp
Part Two: Ageing Historically
Old Age and Modernization - W A Achenbaum and P N Stearns
The World We Forgot: Historical Views of the Life Course - Martin Kohli
The Impact of Past Conflicts and Social Disruption in Cambodia on the Current Generation of Older Adults - Zachary Zimmer et al
Part Three: Youth and Ageing
Attitudes towards Aging: A Comparative Analysis of Young Adults from the United States and Germany - Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha et al
The Old and the Young in Modern Societies - B L Neugarten
Part Four: Images of Ageing and Ageism
Three Faces of Ageism: Society, Image and Place - K McHugh
Ageism and Ageist Language across the Life Span: Intimate Relationships and Non-Intimate Interactions - John F Nussbaum et al
What Can Homosexual Aging Studies Contribute to Theories of Aging? - John Alan Lee
Part Five: Aging and Identity
Identity Foreclosure: Women's Experiences of Widowhood as Expressed in Autobiographical Accounts - Deborah Kestin van den Hoonaard
Self, Society and the 'New Gerontology' - Martha B Holstein and Meredith Minkler
Part Six: The Very Old
Understanding the Caring Capacity of Informal Networks of Frail Seniors: A Case for Care Networks - N Keating et al
Hydra Revisited: Substituting Formal for Self- and Informal In-Home Care among Older Adults with Disabilities - M J Penning
Social Support in Later Life: A Study of Three Areas - J Phillips et al
Part Seven: 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
Part One: Ageing and Life Course
Age Differentiation and the Life Course - G H Elder, Jr.
Aging and Generational Relations: A Historical and Life Course Perspective - T K Hareven
Work and the Life-Course: A Cosmopolitan-Local Perspective - Walter R Heinz
Part Two: Ageing and Work/Leisure
Multiple Role Occupancy in Midlife: Balancing Work and Family Life in Britain - M Evandrou, K Glaser and U Henz
Midcourse: Reconfiguring Careers and Community Service for a New Life Stage - P Moen
Estimating the Influence of Health as a Risk Factor on Unemployment: A Survival Analysis of Employment Durations for Workers Surveyed in the German Socio-Economic Panel (1984-1990) - J O Arrow
The Self-Designed Career in Later Life: A Study of Older Portfolio Workers in the United Kingdom - Kerry Platman
Ageism, Age Relations and Garment Industry Workers in Montreal - Julie A McMullin and Victor W Marshall
Part Three: Ageing and Gender
Gender, Class and Income Inequalities in Later Life - Jay Ginn and Sara Arber
Women and Ageing: A Sociological Perspective - Susan A. McDaniel
The Double Standard of Aging - Susan Sontag
Part Four: Ageing and Health
Apocalypse No: Population Aging and the Future of Health Care Systems - Robert G Evans et al
Paradigms of Retirement: The Importance of Health and Ageing in the Whitehall II Study - G Mein et al
How Indicators of Socioeconomic Status Relate to Physical Functioning of Older Adults in Three Asian Societies - Zachary Zimmer et al
Part Five: Ageing and Sexuality
New Sex for Old: Lifestyle, Consumerism and the Ethics of Aging Well - Stephen Katz and Barbara Marshall
Part Six: 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": The Psychological Consequences of Women's Intergenerational Social Comparisons - Debora Carr
Part Seven: Ageing and Culture/Ethnicity
Decline in Material Family Support for Older People in Urban Ghana, Africa: Understanding Processes and Causes of Change - Isabella Aboderin
What's the Latest? Cultural Age Deadlines for Family Transitions - R Settersten and G Hagestad
Living Arrangements of Elderly Chinese and Japanese in the United States - Yoshinori Kamo and Min Zhou
Race, Ethnicity and Aging: Conceptual and Methdological Issues - K Markides, J Liang and J S Jackson
Volume Four: Key Debates
Part One: Theory versus Practice
Aging Well with Friends and Family - R G Adams and R Blieszner
Disability Theory and Public Policy: Implications for Critical Gerontology - J Kennedy and M Minkler
Bridging the Knowledge Gap: From Evidence to Policy and Practice That Fosters Seniors' Independence - E Shapiro and B Havens
Who Theorizes Age? - Jaber F Gubrium and B Wallace
The Madrid International Plan of Action on Aging: From Conception to Implementation - Alexandre Sidorenko and Alan Walker
Part Two: 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: Unanswered Questions and Policy Challenges - Susan A McDaniel
Part Three: Longevity and Extension of Life Span
The Compression of Morbidity - James F Fries
Part Four: Ageing Bodies
Older Women's Perceptions of Ideal Body Weights: The Tensions between Health and Appearance Motivations for Weight Loss - Laura Hurd Clarke
The Everyday Visibility of the Aging Body - Jaber F Gubrium and James A Holstein
Busy Bodies: Activity, Aging and the Management of Everyday Life - Stephen Katz
The Body, Gender and Age: Feminist Insights in Social Gerontology - Julia Twigg
Part Five: Critical Gerontology
the Challenge of Critical Gerontology: The Problem of Social Constitution - Jan Baars
The Globalization of Capital, the Welfare State and Old Age Policy - C L Estes and C Phillipson
Social Security Privatization and Older Women: A Feminist Political Economy Perspective - Carroll Estes
Growing Older without Aging? Positive Aging, Anti-Ageism and Anti-Aging - Stephen Katz
Civic Engagement and Older Adults: A Critical Perspective - M Martinson and M Minkler
Generationing Gender: Justice and the Division of Welfare - Susan A McDaniel
Growing Old and Resistance: Towards a New Cultural Economy of Old Age? - Emmanuelle Tulle-Winton