General Editor's Preface.
1: Introduction and Overview.
2: The Problem of Theory in Gerontology Today.
3: Ageing and Changing: International Historical Perspectives on Ageing.
4: Global Ageing: The Demographic Revolution in All Cultures and Societies.
5: The Psychological Science of Human Ageing.
6: The Biological Science of Human Ageing.
7: The Ageing Body.
8: Biodemography and Epidemiology of Longevity.
9: The Epidemiology of Ageing.
10: Patterns of Illness and Mortality Across the Adult Lifespan.
11: Sensory Impairment.
12: Mobility and Falls.
13: The Genetics of Behavioural Ageing.
14: Psychodynamic Approaches to the Lifecourse and Ageing.
15: Cultural Approaches to the Ageing Body.
16: Promoting Health and Wellbeing in Later Life.
17: The Ageing Mind.
18: Psychological Approaches to Human Development.
19: Cognitive Changes Across the Lifespan.
20: Age-Related Changes in Memory.
21: Intelligence and Wisdom.
22: Everyday Competence in Older Adults.
23: The Psychology of Emotions and Ageing.
24: Personality and Ageing.
27: Dementia in an Asian Context.
28: The Ageing Self.
29: Self and Identity.
30: Stress and Coping.
31: Reminiscence: Developmental, Social and Clinical Perspectives.
32: The Social Worlds of Old Age.
33: Listening to the Past: Reminiscence and Oral History.
34: Elder Abuse in Developing Nations.
35: The Self in Dementia.
37: Profiles of the Oldest-Old.
38: Images of Ageing: Cultural Representations of Later Life.
39: Religion, Spirituality, and Older People.
40: Quality of Life and Ageing.
41: The Transformation of Dying in Old Societies.
42: The Psychology of Death.
43: Death and Spirituality.
44: The Ageing of Relationships.
45: Global Ageing and Challenges to Families.
46: Ageing Parents and Adult Children: New Perspectives on Intergenerational Relationships.
48: Sibling Ties Across Time: The Middle and Later Years.
49: Filial Piety in Changing Asian Societies.
50: Generational Memory and Family Relationships.
51: Family Caregivers: Increasing Demands in the Context of 21st-Century Globalization?.
52: Network Dynamics in Later Life.
53: Changing Family Relationships in Developing Nations.
54: Ethnic Diversity in Ageing, Multicultural Societies.
55: Gay and Lesbian Elders.
56: The Ageing of Societies.
57: The Lifecourse Perspective on Ageing: Linked Lives, Timing, and History.
58: The Political Economy of Old Age.
59: Moral Economy and Ageing.
60: Generational Changes and Generational Equity.
61: Gender Dimensions of the Age Shift.
62: Migration and Older People.
63: Do Longevity and Health Generate Wealth?.
64: Women, Ageing and Inequality: A Feminist Perspective.
65: Policies and Provisions for Older People.
66: The Social Construction of Old Age as a Problem.
67: Restructuring the Lifecourse: Work and Retirement.
68: Ethical Dilemmas in Old Age Care.
69: Wealth, Health, and Ageing: The Multiple Modern Complexities of Financial Gerontology.
70: Formal and Informal Community Care for Older Adults.
71: Health Policy and Old Age: An International Review.
72: Gerontological Nursing – The State of the Art.
73: Delivering Effective Social / Long Term Care to Older People.
74: Delivering Care to Older People at Home.
75: Long Term Care.
76: Managed Care in the United States and United Kingdom.
77: Healthcare Rationing: Is Age a Proper Criterion?.
78: Adaptation to New Technologies.
79: Ageing and Public Policy in Ethnically Diverse Societies.