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Social structures and aging individuals continuing challenges

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Summary

  • This is the 20th and final volume in the ""Societal Impact on Aging"" series. It focuses on what has been learned over the span of the previous volumes regarding the continuing challenges for older persons in a rapidly changing society and tries to forecast what may be the next set of issues to lie at the intersection of social structures and the individual aging process. The editors therefore invited major organizers of, and contributors to, the 19 earlier volumes to review both the accomplishments and omissions of their efforts, discuss some timely new topics, and provide guidelines for futu

Notes

  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • English

Contents

  • Contents; Contributors; Preface; Why This Book?: Foreword for First Volume in Social Structure Series; INTRODUCTORY OVERVIEW; PART I: HEALTH AND WELL-BEING; PART II: PERSONALITY AND COGNITION; PART III: TECHNOLOGY AND THE WORKPLACE; PART IV: SOCIOCULTURAL CHANGE AND HISTORICAL CONTEXT; PART V: FAMILIAL AND SOCIETAL CONTEXT; Subject Index; Author Index
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