Table of contents for Handbook of aging and the social sciences / editors Robert H. Binstock and Linda K. George ; associate editors Stephen J. Cutler, Jon Hendricks, and James H. Schulz.

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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:

Gerontology.
Aging -- Social aspects.
Life change events in old age.
Older people -- Care.