Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 8, 1988

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 8, 1988

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Varieties of Aging


  • George Maddox PhD
  • M. Powell Lawton PhD

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This volume of the Annual Review focuses attention precisely on teh neglected documentation and explaination of heterogeneity of how people grow older within society. THe society of special interest is the United States in relatively recent decades, although some of the chapters include istructive comparisons with other societies.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date November 15, 1988
  • Page Count 302
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826164902
  • EISBN 9780826164872

Table of Contents 

    Forthcoming Contents, Volume 9
  1. Differential Gerontology and the Stratified Life Course: Conceptual and Methodological Issues, Dale Dannefer
  2. The Changing and Heterogeneous Nature of Aging and Longevity: A Social and Biomedical Perspective, Lisa F. Berkman

  3. The Social Distribution of Societal Resources
  4. A Different Perspective on Health and Health Services Utilization, Fredric D. Wolinsky and Connie Lea Arnold
  5. The Economic Situation of Older Americans: Emerging Wealth and Continuing Hardship, Marilyn Moon
  6. Convergence, Institutionalization, and Bifurcation: Gender and the Pension Acquisition Process, Angela M. O’Rand
  7. Gender and Ethnicity Differences in Psychological Well-Being, Neal Krause

  8. Some Policy Implications of Population Heterogeneity
  9. Better Options for Work and Retirement: Some Suggestions for Improving Economic Security Mechanisms for Old Age, Yung-Ping Chen
  10. Planning Long-Term Care for Heterogeneous Older Populations, Kenneth G. Manton
  11. Insuring Long-Term Care, Alice M. Rivlin, Joshua M. Wiener and Denise A. Spence

  12. Index
    Contents of Previous Volumes