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The sociology of aging / Diana K. Harris.

By: Harris, Diana KMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2007. Edition: 3rd edDescription: viii, 292 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 9780742545588 (pbk. : alk. paper); 074254558X (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Gerontology -- United States | Older people -- United StatesDDC classification: 305.260973 LOC classification: HQ1064.U5 | H27 2007Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
TOC The field and its methods -- Population, boomers, and longevity -- Age norms and age statuses -- Cultural values and cultural diversity -- Social, bological, and psychological aspects of aging -- Social groups, organizations, and retirement communities -- Social stratification and class -- The minority elderly -- The family and education -- The economy : work and retirement -- Politics and religion -- Deviance -- Assisted living, nursing homes, and health -- Death and dying -- Income and health security.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-284) and index.

TOC The field and its methods -- Population, boomers, and longevity -- Age norms and age statuses -- Cultural values and cultural diversity -- Social, bological, and psychological aspects of aging -- Social groups, organizations, and retirement communities -- Social stratification and class -- The minority elderly -- The family and education -- The economy : work and retirement -- Politics and religion -- Deviance -- Assisted living, nursing homes, and health -- Death and dying -- Income and health security.

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