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Table of Contents Contributors Foreword Preface About the Editors Part One: Aging and Time Chapter 1: Aging and the Life Course Richard A. Settersten, Jr. Chapter 2: Modeling the Effects of Time: Integrating Demographic and Developmental Perspectives Duane F. Alwin, Scott M. Hofer, and Ryan J. McCammon Part Two: Aging and Social Structure Chapter 3: Morbidity, Disability, and Mortality Kennneth C. Land and Yang Yang Chapter 4: Old Age Through the Lens of Family History Carole Haber Chapter 5: Internal and International Migration Charles F. Longino, Jr. and Don E. Bradley Chapter 6. Diversity and Aging in the United States Ronald J. Angel and Jacqueline L. Angel Chapter7: Social Networks and Health Jennifer L. Moren-Cross and Nan Lin Chapter 8: Converging Divergences in Age, Gender, Health, and Well- Being: Strategic Selection in the Third Age Phyllis Moen and Donna Spencer Chapter 9: Stratification and the Life Course: Life Course Capital, Life Course Risks, and Social Inequality Angela M. O'Rand Part Three: Social Factors and Social Institutions Chapter 10: Intergenerational Family Transfers in Social Context Merril Silverstein Chapter 11: Social Relationships in Late Life Neal Krause Chapter 12: Older Workers Melissa Hardy Chapter 13: Economic Status of the Aged Karen Holden and Charles Hatcher Chapter 14: Health and Aging Kenneth F. Ferraro Chapter 15: Technological Change and Aging Stephen J. Cutler Chapter 16: Religion and Aging Ellen Idler Chapter 17: Lifestyle and Aging Jon Hendricks and Laurie Russell Hatch Chapter 18: Perceived Quality of Life Linda K. George Part Four: Aging and Society Chapter 19: Aging and Politics: An International Perspective Alan Walker Chapter 20: Economic Security in Retirement: Reshaping the Public- Private Pension Mix James H. Schulz and Allan Borowski Chapter 21: Organization and Financing of Health Care Marilyn Moon Chapter 22: Emerging Issues in Long-Term Care Robyn I. Stone Chapter 23: Aging and the Law Marshall B. Kapp Chapter 24: Anti-Aging Medicine and Science: Social Implications Robert H. Binstock, Jennifer R. Fishman, and Thomas E. Johnson Chapter 25: Aging and Justice Martin Kohli Author Index Subject Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Aging -- Social aspects.
Life change events in old age.
Older people -- Care.