Sociology Reference Guide: Elderly Issues & Politics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834633
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834636
  • DDC: 305.26
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 75 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume offers an intriguing overview of sociology as it applies to elderly issues and politics. The essay collection is broken up into three main sections that describe the social effects of aging, analyze the varying forms of elderly care opportunities, and discuss issues of elder abuse and discrimination.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Age & Social Isolation.
2: Symbolic Interaction Analysis: Activity Theory.
3: Effects of Retirement.
4: Aging & Culture, Race & Ethnicity.
5: Medicare & Medicaid.
6: Aging & Poverty.
7: Caring for the Elderly in America.
8: Caring for the Elderly: Global Perspectives.
9: Aging Challenges: Ageism.
10: Aging & Elderly Issues: Elder Abuse.