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Aging in contemporary society.

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Published by Sage Publications in Beverly Hills .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people.,
  • Aging.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican behavioral scientist.
    StatementEdited by Ethel Shanas.
    SeriesSage contemporary social science issues,, 6
    ContributionsShanas, Ethel, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .A46
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5440426M
    ISBN 100803903383
    LC Control Number73089942

    There are so many things that the elderly are doing in contemporary society in order to remain active and have a fulfilling life. One of these things is working. The textbook discusses on pages the fact that, while some people are working over 65 because of financial reasons, others are working for the personal fulfillment they get from.   We by Yevgeny Zamyatin (completed in ). We was originally written in Russian, but its dystopian vision of human nature under the rule of cold logic proves as resonant to an English-reading.

      Mead’s story goes straight to the heart of the question at hand, standing in stark contrast to contemporary Western society: a culture that still tends to think of aging as a . Population aging is occurring worldwide. Reports of abuse and neglect of older men and women are also evident on a global basis. While much of the work on identification, treatment and prevention of abuse of older persons has been within the family setting, it cannot be separated from the broader experience of growing old in contemporary society.

    Access to society journal content varies across our titles. If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this box. Contemporary Sociology ISSN: Aging Today, ASA's bimonthly newspaper, offers expert coverage of trends, developments, and controversies in sure you stay on top of issues critical to the field of aging—subscribe to Aging Today today! Special Open Access the COVID pandemic, we’re offering free and open access to our content including recent issues of Aging Today.


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