Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences

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  • Author : Professor of Aging Health and Society Robert H Binstock
  • Publisher : New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
  • Pages : 809 pages
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Handbook of the Biology of Aging

Handbook of the Biology of Aging
  • Author : Matt Kaeberlein,George Martin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 August 2015
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Handbook of the Biology of Aging, Eighth Edition, provides readers with an update on the rapid progress in the research of aging. It is a comprehensive synthesis and review of the latest and most important advances and themes in modern biogerontology, and focuses on the trend of ‘big data’ approaches in the biological sciences, presenting new strategies to analyze, interpret, and understand the enormous amounts of information being generated through DNA sequencing, transcriptomic, proteomic, and the metabolomics methodologies applied to

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging
  • Author : K Warner Schaie,Sherry L. Willis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 December 2010
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The Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, Seventh Edition, provides a basic reference source on the behavioral processes of aging for researchers, graduate students, and professionals. It also provides perspectives on the behavioral science of aging for researchers and professionals from other disciplines. The book is organized into four parts. Part 1 reviews key methodological and analytical issues in aging research. It examines some of the major historical influences that might provide explanatory mechanisms for a better understanding of cohort and

Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging

Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging
  • Author : John Piggott,Alan Woodland
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 November 2016
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Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging synthesizes the economic literature on aging and the subjects associated with it, including social insurance and healthcare costs, both of which are of interest to policymakers and academics. These volumes, the first of a new subseries in the Handbooks in Economics, describe and analyze scholarship created since the inception of serious attention began in the late 1970s, including information from general economics journals, from various field journals in economics, especially, but not exclusively,

Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods
  • Author : Leigh Riby
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 08 December 2016
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The Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods offers a clear understanding of the most important research challenges and issues in the burgeoning field of the psychology of aging. As people in developed countries live longer, so a range of research methods has evolved that allows a more nuanced understanding of how we develop psychological and neurologically. Allied to this is an increasing concern with the idea of well-being, a concept which places cognitive performance and development within a more socially grounded

Handbook of Sociology of Aging

Handbook of Sociology of Aging
  • Author : Richard A. Settersten, Jr.,Jacqueline L. Angel
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 May 2011
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The Handbook of Sociology of Aging is the most comprehensive, engaging, and up-to-date treatment of developments within the field over the past 30 years. The volume represents an indispensable source of the freshest and highest standard scholarship for scholars, policy makers, and aging professionals alike. The Handbook of Sociology of Aging contains 45 far-reaching chapters, authored by nearly 80 of the most renowned experts, on the most pressing topics related to aging today. With its recurring attention to the social forces that shape

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging
  • Author : James E. Birren
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 October 2013
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Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, Third Edition describes the psychology of adult development and aging. This book is organized into four parts encompassing 28 chapters that cover the basic behavioral changes and capacities occurring with advancing age. The first part deals with the history, concept, and models of the psychology of aging. This part also examines the distinctions between physical, biological, psychological, and social time or age. The second part explores the influences of racial, ethnic, and cultural factors on

The Palgrave Handbook of Ageing and Physical Activity Promotion

The Palgrave Handbook of Ageing and Physical Activity Promotion
  • Author : Samuel R. Nyman,Anna Barker,Terry Haines,Khim Horton,Charles Musselwhite,Geeske Peeters,Christina R. Victor,Julia Katharina Wolff
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 31 March 2018
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The ageing of our population is a key societal issue across the globe. Although people are living longer, they need to be living longer in good health to continue to enjoy quality of life and independence and to prevent rises in health and social care costs. This timely and ground-breaking volume will provide an up-to-date overview of the factors that promote physical activity in later life. Despite advances in the fields of gerontology and geriatrics, sports and exercise science, sociology,

The Cambridge Handbook of Age and Ageing

The Cambridge Handbook of Age and Ageing
  • Author : Malcolm L. Johnson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 01 December 2005
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The Cambridge Handbook of Age and Ageing, first published in 2005, is a guide to the body of knowledge, theory, policy and practice relevant to age researchers and gerontologists around the world. It contains almost 80 original chapters, commissioned and written by the world's leading gerontologists from 16 countries and 5 continents. The broad focus of the book is on the behavioural and social sciences but it also includes important contributions from the biological and medical sciences. It provides comprehensive, accessible and authoritative accounts

The Palgrave Handbook of the Philosophy of Aging

The Palgrave Handbook of the Philosophy of Aging
  • Author : Geoffrey Scarre
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 16 February 2017
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This comprehensive handbook presents the major philosophical perspectives on the nature, prospects, problems and social context of age and aging in an era of dramatically increasing life-expectancy. Drawing on the latest research in gerontology, medicine and the social sciences, its twenty-seven chapters examine our intuitions and common sense beliefs about the meaning of aging and explore topics such as the existential experience of old age, aging in different philosophical and religious traditions, the place of the elderly in contemporary society

The SAGE Handbook of Social Gerontology

The SAGE Handbook of Social Gerontology
  • Author : Dale Dannefer
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 14 September 2010
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This volume reflects the emergence of ageing as a global concern, including chapters by international scholars from Asia, Australasia, Europe and North America. It provides a comprehensive overview of key trends and issues in the field, drawing upon the full range of social science disciplines. The Handbook is organized into five parts, each exploring different aspects of research into social aspects of ageing: * Disciplinary overviews: summaries of findings from key disciplinary areas within social gerontology * Social relationships and social differences:

Handbook of Models for Human Aging

Handbook of Models for Human Aging
  • Author : P. Michael Conn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 April 2011
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The Handbook of Models for Human Aging is designed as the only comprehensive work available that covers the diversity of aging models currently available. For each animal model, it presents key aspects of biology, nutrition, factors affecting life span, methods of age determination, use in research, and disadvantages/advantes of use. Chapters on comparative models take a broad sweep of age-related diseases, from Alzheimer's to joint disease, cataracts, cancer, and obesity. In addition, there is an historical overview and discussion

Handbook of Mental Health and Aging

Handbook of Mental Health and Aging
  • Author : James E. Birren,Gene D. Cohen,R. Bruce Sloane,Barry D. Lebowitz,Donna E. Deutchman,May Wykle,Nancy R. Hooyman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 October 2013
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This book is a thorough revision of one of the most comprehensive reference volumes for persons working in the area of aging and mental health. The thrust of the work is interdisciplinary, and discusses research on both clinical and practical issues in aging and mental health. The multidisciplinary nature of this book and the inclusion of subject matter from the professional as well as research realm result in a level of comprehensiveness which is distinct in the field of mental

Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences

Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences
  • Author : Linda George
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 November 2010
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Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, Seventh Edition, provides extensive reviews and critical evaluations of research on the social aspects of aging. It also makes available major references and identifies high-priority topics for future research. The book is organized into four parts. Part 1 reviews developments in the field of age and the life course (ALC) studies and presents guidelines on conducting cohort analysis. Part 2 covers the demographic aspects of aging; longevity trends; disability and aging; and stratification and inequality

The SAGE Handbook of Aging, Work and Society

The SAGE Handbook of Aging, Work and Society
  • Author : John Field,Ronald J Burke,Cary L Cooper
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 19 September 2013
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Aging has emerged as a major and urgent issue for individuals, organisations and governments of our time. In this well-timed and comprehensive handbook, key international contributors to the field of study come together to create a definitive map of the subject. Framed by an authoritative introductory chapter, the SAGE Handbook of Aging, Work and Society offers a critical overview of the most significant themes and topics, with discussions of current research, theoretical controversies and emerging issues, divided into sections covering: