By Aine Ni Leime,Debra Street
By Aine Ni Leime,Debra Street
By D Rosemary Cassano
By Philip Silverman,Laura Hecht,J. Daniel McMillin
By Sebastian Riebandt
By Elaine T. Jurkowski MSW PhD
This authoritative booklet serves as a useful source for coverage advocates, software planners, and repair supply brokers. It offers an summary of the most important items of laws that at present effect the sphere of getting older, and the lives of older adults; addresses the philosophical, ancient, and demographic demanding situations that they face; and lays out instruments that facilitate coverage and software improvement to incorporate the media, coalition construction, using an explanation base, and healthiness merchandising recommendations. Jurkowski additionally examines significant provider parts for older adults, and the way every one significant mandated application addresses those courses and services--a needs to for this system planner or a provider supply setting.
The booklet is usually super useful to graduate scholars in social paintings, public well-being, and gerontology, construction their figuring out of coverage improvement via a severe research and evaluate of coverage frameworks, and promotes improvement of abilities in shaping courses and enforcing coverage. not like different books during this box, Policy and application making plans for Older Adults makes a speciality of triangulating talents, regulations, and courses for the reader, and blends a social welfare and public future health method of the text's conceptual layout.
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By Alan Walker
By Leslie A., PhD Morgan,Suzanne R., PhD Kunkel
Doody's rating: ninety one, four Stars
"[This] book's unfading preoccupation with social context, social strategies, and social buildings distinguishes itself and enormously contributes to the discourse in gerontology."--The Gerontologist
This is a entire textbook for either undergraduate and graduate point classes, detailing the impression of societal forces at the getting older method. The ebook specializes in the variety of the older inhabitants, interpreting it from micro/macro views so as to comprehend getting older and the lifestyles direction as social phenomena.
This newest variation examines major adjustments within the box of social gerontology, similar to the paradigms of getting older and the existence direction, the newborn boomer cohorts as they method retirement and later lifestyles, the starting to be curiosity in international getting older, and civic engagement. this article encourages scholars to check getting older from own, familial, neighborhood, societal and international views, together with either the optimistic and unfavourable realities of getting older.
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By Paul Buka,Monica Davis,Madalene Pereira
By Jan Baars,Dale Dannefer,Chris Phillipson,Alan Walker
By Christina Victor
This complete textual content makes a speciality of the social contexts of growing old, the variety of ageing and older humans, and at various factors which are vital to reports of outdated age and growing older. It comprises key chapters on:
Providing a useful advent to the key matters focused on the examine of aging, this e-book is key studying for college kids of sociology, gerontology, social coverage, future health and social care, and pros operating with older people.