Handbook on women and aging

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  • Creator edited by Jean M. Coyle
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
  • Physical Details
    • xix, 484 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780313288579, 0313288577
  • OCLC ocm35159274

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction / Jean M. Coyle -- 1. Sexism and Ageism / Erdman B. Palmore -- 2. Images of Middle-aged and Older Women: Historical, Cultural, and Personal / Susan R. Sherman -- 3. Witches, Widows, Wives, and Workers: The Historiography of Elderly Women in America / Carole Haber -- 4. Images of Aging Women through the Ages / Mary Grizzard -- 5. Sagacious, Sinful, or Superfluous? The Social Construction of Older Women / Elizabeth W. Markson -- 6. The Economic Status of Older Women / Rose M. Rubin -- 7. Middle-aged and Older Women in the Work Force / John C. Rife -- 8. Retirement and Women / Frances M. Carp -- 9. The Health of Older Women: A Diverse Experience / Diana J. Torrez -- 10. Developmental Models of Midlife and Aging in Women: Metaphors for Transcendence and for Individuality in Community / Jan D. Sinnott -- 11. Life Satisfaction and Older Women: Factor Structure Consistency across Age Cohorts / B. Jan McCulloch -- 12. Reminiscence among Older Women / Debra McDonald and Eileen Deges Curl -- 13. Suicidal Behavior in Middle-aged and Older Women / Nancy J. Osgood and Marjorie J. Malkin -- 14. Women Survivors: The Oldest Old / Sally Bould and Charles F. Longino, Jr. -- 15. Religion and Faith Development of Older Women / Barbara Payne-Stancil -- 16. Voluntarism among Older Women / Winifred Dowling -- 17. Living Arrangements for Midlife and Older Women / Frances M. Carp -- 18. Midlife and Older Black Women / Penny A. Ralston -- 19. Hidden Lives: Aging and Contemporary American Indian Women / Robert John, Patrice H. Blanchard and Catherine Hagan Hennessy -- 20. Issues and Trends Affecting Asian Americans, Women, and Aging / Darlene Yee -- 21. Chicanas and Aging: Toward Definitions of Womanhood / Elisa Facio -- 22. Rural Older Women / Vira R. Kivett -- 23. Family Relationships of Midlife and Older Women / Jean Pearson Scott -- 24. Single Women in Later Life / Richard L. Newtson and Pat M. Keith -- 25. Friendship Patterns among Older Women / Rebecca G. Adams -- 26. Older Women and Widowhood / Julia E. Bradsher -- 27. Women and Caregivers for the Elderly / Sally Bould -- 28. Fathers, Daughters, and Caregiving: Perspectives from Psychoanalysis and Life-Course Social Science / Bertram J. Cohler -- 29. Conclusions and Research Implications / Jean M. Coyle
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