Shades of gray: old age, American values, and Federal policies since 1920

Front Cover
Little, Brown, 1983 - Social Science - 216 pages
0 Reviews

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


American Modernization in Historical
A New Deal for Aging America
The Normative Foundations of Social Security

8 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1983)

W. Andrew Achenbaum teaches history at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and is Deputy Director of its Institute of Gerontology. His research focuses on the history of the elderly in the United States, and he is currently completing a book on the history of gerontology. Among his numerous publications are "Images of Old Age in America, 1790 to the Present, "and "Social Security: Visions and Revisions.

Bibliographic information