Handbook of aging and the social sciences, Volume 1

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Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1985 - Family & Relationships - 809 pages
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Each volume of the HANDBOOKS OF AGING Series represents one of the three main influences on aging: the Handbook of the Biology of Aging, Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, and Handbook of Aging andthe Social Sciences. Each of the Handbooks presents critical comprehensive reviews of research knowledge, theories, concepts, and issues by the foremost scholars in the field. Chapters are selected to portray discrete units of research study, long-standing areas of research, and new developments.

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Contents

The Study of Aging
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Age and the Life Course Gunhild O Hagestad
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Status and Role Change Through the Life Cycle Irving Rosow
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