By Linda George
The booklet is equipped into 4 components. half 1 studies advancements within the box of age and the lifestyles direction (ALC) stories and provides instructions on carrying out cohort research. half 2 covers the demographic features of getting older; sturdiness tendencies; incapacity and getting older; and stratification and inequality examine. half three contains chapters that research socioeconomic place and racial/ethnic disparities in healthiness at older a while; the function of social elements within the distribution, antecedents, and outcomes of melancholy; and facets of non-public wealth transfers and the altering nature of kinfolk gift-giving. half four bargains with pension reform in Europe; the political actions of older americans; the way forward for retirement safety; and gender adjustments in outdated age.
The instruction manual is meant for researchers, expert practitioners, and scholars within the box of getting older. it could additionally function a simple reference instrument for students, execs, and others who're now not shortly engaged in learn and perform at once thinking about getting older and the aged.
- Contains all of the major parts of social technology gerontological examine in a single volume
- Begins with a bit on idea and methods
- Edited by means of one of many fathers of gerontology (Binstock) and participants characterize best students in gerontology
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