Key Concepts in Social Gerontology

Victor Marshall, Dept. of Sociology and Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill --

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  • Author : Judith E Phillips
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Pages : 248 pages
  • ISBN : 1412922720
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The SAGE Handbook of Social Gerontology

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  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 13 August 2010
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"This SAGE Handbook integrates basic research on social dimensions of aging. It presents programmatic applications of research in areas not often seen in Handbooks including imprisonment, technology and aging, urban society aged, and elderly migration. The authors constitute a Who's Who of international gerontology, and the focus on globalization and aging is unique among Handbooks today. This Handbook should be in the library of every social gerontologist." - Vern L. Bengtson, Professor of Gerontology, University of Southern California This volume

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  • Author : Joyce Weil
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 24 February 2017
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Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology provides a review of methodological approaches and data-collection methods commonly used with older adults in real-life settings. It addresses the role of normative age-related sensory, cognitive, and functional changes, as well as the influence of generational cohort (age-period-cohort) upon each design. It discusses the role of older adults as true co-researchers; issues uniquely related to studies of persons residing in community-based, assisted, skilled, and memory-care settings; and ethical concerns related to cognitive status

The Need for Theory

The Need for Theory
  • Author : Simon Biggs,Jon Hendricks,Ariela Lowenstein
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 November 2020
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The "Need for Theory" speaks to the burgeoning need for critical thinking in social gerontology. The editors have brought together some of the foremost contributors to theoretical advances in the field. This volume incorporates state-of-the-art theorizing with a focus on selected topical areas facing gerontologists around the world. Using their keen insights into substantive issues, the contributors examine personal and structural changes affecting individuals over the life course. Extolling the need for theory is not enough; the contributors focus their

Social Gerontology

Social Gerontology
  • Author : Nancy R. Hooyman,H. Asuman Kiyak
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release : 09 May 2021
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This best-selling, multidisciplinary, text on the experience of growing old presents positive images of aging while considering the many factors that contribute to how older individuals experience life. Up-to-date and expanded, "Social Gerontology," Seventh Edition, offers a comprehensive view that presents aging positively, portraying concepts of active aging and resilience, and defining "productive aging" by elaborating on the many ways elders contribute to society and to their families. Based on the latest research findings, it offers greater depth to critical

The Social Context of Ageing

The Social Context of Ageing
  • Author : Christina Victor
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 20 December 2004
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This comprehensive text focuses on the social contexts of ageing, looking at the diversity of ageing and older people, and at different factors that are important to experiences of old age and ageing. It includes key chapters on: theoretical and methodological bases for the study of ageing demographic context of the 'ageing' population health and illness family and social networks formal and informal care and other services for older people. Providing an invaluable introduction to the major issues involved in

Gerontological Social Work in Action

Gerontological Social Work in Action
  • Author : Wendy Hulko,Shari Brotman,Louise Stern,Ilyan Ferrer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 December 2019
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Gerontological Social Work in Action introduces "anti-oppression gerontology" (AOG), a critical approach to social work with older adults, their families, and communities. AOG principles are applied to direct and indirect practice and a range of topics of relevance to social work practice in the context of a rapidly aging and increasingly diverse world. Weaving together stories from diverse older adults, theories, research, and practical tools, this unique textbook prompts social workers to think differently and push back against oppressive forces.

Old Age in Modern Society

Old Age in Modern Society
  • Author : Christina R. Victor
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 11 November 2013
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Old age is a part of the lifecycle about which there are numerous myths and stereotypes. To present an overstatement of commonly held beliefs, the old are portrayed as dependent individuals, characterized by a lack of social autonomy, unloved and neglected by both their immediate family and friends; and posing a threat to the living standards of younger age groups by being a 'burden' that consumes without producing. Older people are perceived as a single homogeneous group, and the experiment

Cross-Cultural and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives in Social Gerontology

Cross-Cultural and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives in Social Gerontology
  • Author : Tannistha Samanta
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 August 2016
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This volume intends to re-establish social gerontology as a discipline that has pragmatic links to policy and practice. Collectively, the chapters enrich public debates about the moral, cultural and economic questions surrounding aging, thereby ameliorating the “problems” associated with aging societies. This volume is uniquely cross-cultural, theory-driven and cross-disciplinary. It fills a gap in the gerontological scholarship of the global south that is predominantly descriptive and empirical. Based on original research, this volume examines in particular the sociological question of

Gerontological Social Work Practice

Gerontological Social Work Practice
  • Author : Enid Opal Cox,Rosemary Chapin,Elizabeth Kelchner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 25 February 2014
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What are the challenges facing gerontological social workers—today and in the near future? This book gives you an essential overview of the role, status, and potential of gerontological social work in aging societies around the world. Drawing on the expertise of leaders in the field, it identifies key policy and practice issues and suggests directions for the future. Here you’ll find important perspectives on home health care, mental health, elder abuse, older workers’ issues, and death and dying,