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9781412915205

Aging Concepts And Controversies

Aging Concepts And Controversies
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  • ISBN-13: 9781412915205
  • ISBN: 1412915201
  • Edition: 5
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Publisher: Sage Pubns

AUTHOR

Moody, Harry R.

SUMMARY

Welcome to the world?'s most unique and dynamic textbook on aging! Widely praised and adopted in previous editions, the Fifth Edition of Aging once again presents key issues in an engaging and accessible fashion. Organized unlike any other traditional textbook, author Harry R. Moody presents basic concepts followed by controversies, supported by carefully chosen adapted readings. The result is the most captivating introduction to gerontology available today.Key Features: Embraces current controversies in aging: The close link between concepts and controversies in the broad areas of aging including health care, socioeconomic trends, and the life course are examined. Aging of the U.S. population has huge consequences for everyone, not just the elderly. Students are encouraged to become involved in the major aging issues that we as a society are struggling with and to take an informed stand. Incorporates a reorganized format: The former section, Basic Concepts III, on the life course perspective, will now be the first section in the book. The Focus on Practice boxes have been moved to the Basic Concepts sections to demonstrate their relevance. The Focus on the Future sections follow the readings, encouraging students to understand the rapid change in society, and its implications on the aging population. Includes new material: Each of the Basic Concepts and the Controversies sections has been updated with new citations and updated discussions. Over twenty-five percent of the readings are new. In addition, all charts and graphs have been updated with the most recent U.S. census data.Accompanied by High Quality Ancillaries!Instructors Resource CD-ROM: Provides test questions, backissues of the Teaching Gerontology newsletter, and PowerPoint slides for each of the Basic Concepts and Controversies covered in the text. Teaching Gerontology newsletter: Published monthly during the academic year through the AARP Office of Academic Affairs. This informative newsletter has, among other things, the latest information on relevant new research, websites, workshops and new publications to enhance teaching and learning in courses on aging. It is available free to all adopters of Aging, Fifth Edition.Student Study Site: Contains an annotated list of online resources in aging to better help students develop research papers.'? Check it out at http: //www.sagepub.com/moody5study/?Intended Audience: Perfect introductory text for a variety of undergraduate and graduate aging courses including Introduction to Aging, Social Gerontology, and Aging PoliciesMoody, Harry R. is the author of 'Aging Concepts And Controversies', published 2006 under ISBN 9781412915205 and ISBN 1412915201.

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