The Resource Growing old in America : new perspectives on old age, edited by Beth B. Hess and Elizabeth W. Markson

Growing old in America : new perspectives on old age, edited by Beth B. Hess and Elizabeth W. Markson

Label
Growing old in America : new perspectives on old age
Title
Growing old in America
Title remainder
new perspectives on old age
Statement of responsibility
edited by Beth B. Hess and Elizabeth W. Markson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1064.U5
LC item number
G75 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WT 104 G884 1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1928-2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hess, Beth B.
  • Markson, Elizabeth Warren
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older people
  • Aging
  • Gerontology
  • Aging
  • Geriatrics
  • Envejecimiento
  • Gerontología
  • Personnes âgées
  • Vieillissement
  • Gérontologie
  • Aging
  • Gerontology
  • Older people
  • United States
Label
Growing old in America : new perspectives on old age, edited by Beth B. Hess and Elizabeth W. Markson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • John B. Williamson
  • Family ties of the aged in cross-cultural perspective
  • Corinne N. Nydegger
  • The Dega and the Nacirema : then and now
  • Paul M. Baker
  • The "scheming hag" and the "dear old thing" : the anthropology of aging women
  • Linda Evans Cool and Justine McCabe
  • Minority aging
  • Kyriakos S. Markides
  • The process of caretaker selection
  • Introduction: America's elderly : a demographic overview
  • Charlotte Ikels
  • "Second childhood" : old age in popular culture
  • Arnold Arluke and Jack Levin
  • Waiting for Dr. Spock : advice literature for the children of aging parents
  • Andrea S. Walsh
  • Part II. Aging bodies and minds
  • Health is the main thing : sex differences, health, and psychological variables in later life
  • Barbara F. Turner
  • Women and men : mortality and health of older people
  • Lois M. Verbrugge
  • Beth B. Hess
  • Beyond babies and orgasm
  • Ruth B. Weg
  • Rethinking life satisfaction
  • Jaber F. Gubrium and Robert J. Lynott
  • Aging and mental health : challenging scientific myths
  • Marjorie Chary Feinson
  • Gender roles and memory loss in old age : an exploration of linkages
  • Elizabeth W. Markson
  • Work, career, and aging
  • David A. Karp and William C. Yoels
  • Part I. Aging across time and space
  • Age and stress : processes and problems
  • Leonard I. Pearlin and Clarice Radabaugh
  • Aging, social change, and the power of ideas
  • Matilda White Riley
  • Beyond the hearth : older women and retirement
  • Maximiliane E. Szinovacz
  • Part III. Social structures and aging
  • Marriage and aging
  • Gary R. Lee
  • The elderly in minority families
  • Factories, attitudes, and the New Deal : the history of old age
  • Charles H. Mindel
  • Caring for the elderly : a cross-cultural view
  • Nancy Foner
  • Elder abuse : the status of currrent knowledge
  • Claire Pedrick-Cornell and Richard J. Gelles
  • To heir is human
  • Jeffrey P. Rosenfeld
  • Housing the elderly
  • Anne Woodward
  • Snowbirds : seasonal migrants to the Sunbelt
  • Brian Gratton
  • Deborah A. Sullivan and Sylvia A. Stevens
  • Ducktown : holding on but losing
  • Marea Teski [and others]
  • Impact of the psychosocial environment of the elderly on behavioral and health outcomes
  • Ellen J. Langer and Jerry Avorn--
  • Episodic nature of behavioral disturbances among residents of facilities for the aged
  • John Cumming [and others]
  • Discharge planning : no deposit, no return
  • Martin Hohbaum and Florence Galkin
  • The aged as scapegoat
  • Old age in industrializing England
  • Robert H. Binstock
  • The trillion-dollar misunderstanding
  • John Myles
  • Age, work, and social security
  • Nathan Keyfitz
  • Social security is a women's issue
  • Maxine Forman
  • Women and the economics of aging
  • Carroll L. Estes, Lenore Gerard, Adele Clarke
  • Jill Quadagno
  • Old-age relief policies in the new land, 1650-1900
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xv, 582 pages
Isbn
9780878559985
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
84028040
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)11574055
  • (OCoLC)ocm11574055
Label
Growing old in America : new perspectives on old age, edited by Beth B. Hess and Elizabeth W. Markson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • John B. Williamson
  • Family ties of the aged in cross-cultural perspective
  • Corinne N. Nydegger
  • The Dega and the Nacirema : then and now
  • Paul M. Baker
  • The "scheming hag" and the "dear old thing" : the anthropology of aging women
  • Linda Evans Cool and Justine McCabe
  • Minority aging
  • Kyriakos S. Markides
  • The process of caretaker selection
  • Introduction: America's elderly : a demographic overview
  • Charlotte Ikels
  • "Second childhood" : old age in popular culture
  • Arnold Arluke and Jack Levin
  • Waiting for Dr. Spock : advice literature for the children of aging parents
  • Andrea S. Walsh
  • Part II. Aging bodies and minds
  • Health is the main thing : sex differences, health, and psychological variables in later life
  • Barbara F. Turner
  • Women and men : mortality and health of older people
  • Lois M. Verbrugge
  • Beth B. Hess
  • Beyond babies and orgasm
  • Ruth B. Weg
  • Rethinking life satisfaction
  • Jaber F. Gubrium and Robert J. Lynott
  • Aging and mental health : challenging scientific myths
  • Marjorie Chary Feinson
  • Gender roles and memory loss in old age : an exploration of linkages
  • Elizabeth W. Markson
  • Work, career, and aging
  • David A. Karp and William C. Yoels
  • Part I. Aging across time and space
  • Age and stress : processes and problems
  • Leonard I. Pearlin and Clarice Radabaugh
  • Aging, social change, and the power of ideas
  • Matilda White Riley
  • Beyond the hearth : older women and retirement
  • Maximiliane E. Szinovacz
  • Part III. Social structures and aging
  • Marriage and aging
  • Gary R. Lee
  • The elderly in minority families
  • Factories, attitudes, and the New Deal : the history of old age
  • Charles H. Mindel
  • Caring for the elderly : a cross-cultural view
  • Nancy Foner
  • Elder abuse : the status of currrent knowledge
  • Claire Pedrick-Cornell and Richard J. Gelles
  • To heir is human
  • Jeffrey P. Rosenfeld
  • Housing the elderly
  • Anne Woodward
  • Snowbirds : seasonal migrants to the Sunbelt
  • Brian Gratton
  • Deborah A. Sullivan and Sylvia A. Stevens
  • Ducktown : holding on but losing
  • Marea Teski [and others]
  • Impact of the psychosocial environment of the elderly on behavioral and health outcomes
  • Ellen J. Langer and Jerry Avorn--
  • Episodic nature of behavioral disturbances among residents of facilities for the aged
  • John Cumming [and others]
  • Discharge planning : no deposit, no return
  • Martin Hohbaum and Florence Galkin
  • The aged as scapegoat
  • Old age in industrializing England
  • Robert H. Binstock
  • The trillion-dollar misunderstanding
  • John Myles
  • Age, work, and social security
  • Nathan Keyfitz
  • Social security is a women's issue
  • Maxine Forman
  • Women and the economics of aging
  • Carroll L. Estes, Lenore Gerard, Adele Clarke
  • Jill Quadagno
  • Old-age relief policies in the new land, 1650-1900
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xv, 582 pages
Isbn
9780878559985
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
84028040
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)11574055
  • (OCoLC)ocm11574055

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