Handbook of aging and the social sciences by Robert H. Binstock, Linda K. George

By Robert H. Binstock, Linda K. George

The instruction manual of getting older and the Social Sciences, 7e, summarizes the study literature at the social features of getting older. The 7e may have 88% new fabric and authors with 25 chapters: 22 of the chapters might be on thoroughly new issues. Separated into 4 sections, the totally revised instruction manual will disguise concept and strategies, getting older and social constitution, social components and social associations, and getting older and society.

• comprises all of the major parts of social technology gerontological study in a single volume
• starts off with a bit on concept and methods
• Edited by way of one of many fathers of gerontology (Binstock) and individuals symbolize most sensible students in gerontology

Audience: Researchers and academicians in gerontology and developmental psychology.

Show description

Read or Download Handbook of aging and the social sciences PDF

Best gerontology books

Home health care provider : a guide to essential skills

This publication is designed to foster caliber care to domestic care recipients. it truly is written for partners, domestic wellbeing and fitness aides, and different care givers who convey non-medical domestic care. Prieto offers details, counsel, and strategies on own care exercises in addition to extra tasks which are frequently priceless during this paintings, together with domestic safeguard and upkeep, meal making plans, errand working, taking care of undefined, and utilising leisure time.

Alterungsprozesse und Neurodegeneration: Ein Überblick

​Das crucial behandelt in leicht verständlicher, komprimierter Weise die Grundlagen altersbedingter Zellveränderungen, die unter Umständen zur Neurodegeneration führen können. Der Autor erläutert, wie der Alterungsprozess und die Neurodegeneration durch oxidativen tension und dabei entstehende Schäden beeinflusst werden.

Additional resources for Handbook of aging and the social sciences

Example text

Sociological Methods & Research, 36, 287–296. Smith, H. , Mason, W. , & Fienberg, S. E. (1982). More chimeras of the age-period-cohort accounting framework: Comment on Rodgers. American Sociological Review, 47, 787–793. Wilson, A. , Shuey, K. , & Elder, G. , Jr. (2007). Cumulative 29 Part |1| THEORY AND METHODS advantage processes as mechanisms of inequality in life course health. American Journal of Sociology, 112, 1886–1924. , & Harding, D. J. (2008). A mechanism-based approach to the identification of ageperiod-cohort models.

A major exception to this pattern among the richer countries is Japan, whose demographic and epidemiologic transitions occurred somewhat later but at a relatively accelerated pace (Chesnais, 1993; Omran, 1971). The eight years of war and seven years of military occupation culminated in very low post-World War II fertility (Taeuber, 1960). Mortality also declined rapidly, and in 2006 Japan had the lowest mortality on earth with males expected to live 79 years on average and females 86 years (Japan Statistics Bureau, 2009).

New York: Oxford University Press. Smith, H. L. (2008). Advances in ageperiod-cohort analysis. Sociological Methods & Research, 36, 287–296. Smith, H. , Mason, W. , & Fienberg, S. E. (1982). More chimeras of the age-period-cohort accounting framework: Comment on Rodgers. American Sociological Review, 47, 787–793. Wilson, A. , Shuey, K. , & Elder, G. , Jr. (2007). Cumulative 29 Part |1| THEORY AND METHODS advantage processes as mechanisms of inequality in life course health. American Journal of Sociology, 112, 1886–1924.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.03 of 5 – based on 21 votes