Books in category Social Science – Gerontology

  • Ageing in Advanced Industrial States

    Ageing in Advanced Industrial States
    Shripad Tuljapurkar, Naohiro Ogawa, Anne Hélène Gauthier

    In response, industrialized nations will need to implement effective social and economic policies and programs. This is the final volume in a series of three.

  • The Evolution of Death

    The Evolution of Death
    Stanley Shostak

  • Life s Career Aging

    Life’s Career-Aging
    Barbara G. Myerhoff, Andrei Simic

    'The book could open up a fruitful controversy in social gerontology and should become part of the library of every social gerontologist' — Contemporary Sociology 'A unique contribution to cross-cultural studies in aging' — Choice …

  • Betriebliche Gesundheitsf rderung  lterer Arbeitnehmer

    Betriebliche Gesundheitsförderung älterer Arbeitnehmer
    Beatrice Behnke

    Bachelorarbeit aus dem Jahr 2009 im Fachbereich Gerontologie / Alterswissenschaften, Universität Vechta; früher Hochschule Vechta, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: "In der einen Hälfte des Lebens opfern wir die Gesundheit, um Geld zu erwerben …

  • Prime Time

    Prime Time
    Marc Freedman

    Marc Freedman identifies the new longevity as not a problem to be solved, but an opportunity to be seized-provided we can engage the experience, talent, and idealism of older Americans.

  • Alternsgerechte Besch ftigung in der alternden Gesellschaft

    Alternsgerechte Beschäftigung in der alternden Gesellschaft
    Martina Schroeder

    Diplomarbeit aus dem Jahr 2008 im Fachbereich Soziologie – Alter, Note: 1,0, Universität Hamburg (Institut für Soziologie), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Aufgrund der demografischen Alterung in Deutschland steigt der Anteil älterer …

  • Therapeutic Activities with the Impaired Elderly

    Therapeutic Activities with the Impaired Elderly
    Phyllis M. Foster

    This highly practical volume presents valuable insights for all professionals who provide activities for the impaired elderly.

  • Aging in European Societies

    Aging in European Societies
    Constantinos Phellas

    Included in the coverage: The potential for technology to improve elders’ quality of life. Dementia and quality of life issues. Changes in functional ability with aging and over time. Family networks and supports in older age.

  • Justice Between Generations

    Justice Between Generations
    Matthew C. Price

    Shows how the elderly have used their growing political power to capture a disproportionate share of public resources and asks what one generation owes another.

  • The Collective Spirit of Aging Across Cultures

    The Collective Spirit of Aging Across Cultures
    Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi, Gaynell M. Simpson, Nancy Giunta

    The collective, inclusive, and intersectional framework used in this book speaks to the significance of understanding aging across diverse cultures from multiple perspectives, but still as a shared human experience.

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