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Title Critical gerontology comes of age : advances in research and theory for a new century / edited by Chris Wellin
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
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Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; About the Contributors; Acknowledgments; 1 Introductory Chapter: The Need for, and Fruits of, a Current Critical Gerontology; 2 A First-Generation Critic Comes of Age Revisited: Reflections of a Critical Gerontologist; 3 Critical Questions for Critical Gerontology (and Critical Gerontologists); 4 Qualifying the Aging Enterprise: Micro- and Meso-Level Studies in Human Service Organizations; 5 Who Are You in Medicare and You? Examining This Second Person
12 How Thinking about Children from a Global Perspective Can Fortify Social Gerontology13 Lost in the "Big World"?: Korean College Students Coming of Age in the United States; 14 Migration and Gendered Webs of Obligation: Caring for my Elderly Puerto Rican Mother in a Transnational Context; Index
6 Who Rules Home Care? The Impacts of Privatization on Profitability, Cost, and Quality7 Challenges and Achievements Regarding Outreach to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders: Perspectives from Nursing; 8 Paid Caregiving for Older Adults with Serious or Chronic Illness: Ethnographic Perspectives, Evidence, and Implications for Training; 9 Silver Alert: Societal Aging, Dementia, and Framing a Social Problem; 10 Aging in Places; 11 Meanings of Age and Aging among Older, Incarcerated Women: Implications for Adaptation and Policy Reform
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 15, 2018)
Subject Aging -- Social aspects
Older people -- Care
Older transsexuals -- Care
Social gerontology
Aging -- Social aspects.
Older people -- Care.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies.
Social gerontology.
Form Electronic book
Author Wellin, Christopher, editor
ISBN 1315209373
1351806459 (electronic bk.)
9781351806459 (electronic bk.)