Handbook of Aging and the Social SciencesEdited by
- Robert Binstock, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
- Linda George, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A.
The Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, 7e, summarizes the research literature on the social aspects of aging. The 7e will have 88% new material and authors with 25 chapters: 22 of the chapters will be on completely new topics. Separated into four sections, the fully revised handbook will cover theory and methods, aging and social structure, social factors and social institutions, and aging and society.
Researchers and students in gerontology
Paperback, 388 Pages
Published: November 2010
Imprint: Academic Press
Part One: Theory and Methods
Chapter 1: Theories of Aging and the Life Course - Dale Dannefer
Chapter 2: Aging, Cohorts, and Methods - Yang Yang
Part Two: Aging and Social StructureChapter 3: Demography and Aging - Linda G. Martin Chapter 4: Health Trends and Future Projections - S. Jay Olshansky
Chapter 5: Disability and Aging - Vicki Freedman
Chapter 6: Global Aging - Elizabeth Frankenberg and Duncan Thomas
Chapter 7: Race, Ethnicity, and Aging - James Jackson, Ishtar O. Govia & Sherrill SellersChapter 8: Social Stratification and the Life Course - Scott Lynch Part Three: Social Factors and Social InstitutionsChapter 9: Health Disparities and Aging - Stephanie Robert & Pamela Herd & James House Chapter 10: Social Factors in Genetics and Aging - Michael Shanahan and Scott HoferChapter 11: Aging, Social Factors, and Mental Health - Linda George Chapter 12: Aging and Inheritance: Social Factors - Jacqueline AngelChapter 13: Economic Status of the Aged - Virginia Reno Chapter 14: Employment and Aging - Sara Rix Chapter 15: Residential Environments of Older People - Stephen GolantChapter 16: Civic Engagement - Stephen CutlerJon Hendricks and Greg ONeillChapter 17: Death and Dying - Deborah GoldPart Four: Aging and SocietyChapter 18: The Politics of Pension Reform in Europe - Martin Kohli and Camila ArzaChapter 19: Politics and Aging in the United States - Robert Binstock and Andrea CampbellChapter 20: The Future of Retirement Security - John WilliamsonChapter 21: Organization and Financing of Health Care - Marilyn MoonChapter 22: Cross-National Perspectives on Long-Term Care - Joshua WienerChapter 23: Gender, Aging, and Social Policy - Madonna Harrington Meyer and Wendy ParkerChapter 24: Aging and Social Intervention - Lisa BerkmanChapter 25: Fiscal Implications of Population Aging - John Gist