The Cambridge handbook of age and ageing /

Other Authors: Johnson, Malcolm Lewis.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Introduction and overview
  • pt. 2. The ageing body
  • pt. 3. The ageing mind
  • pt. 4. The ageing self
  • pt. 5. The ageing of relationships
  • pt. 6. The ageing of societies
  • pt. 7. Policies and provisions for older people.
  • The problem of theory in gerontology today / Vern L. Bengston, Norella M. Putney and Malcolm L. Johnson
  • Ageing and changing : international historical perspectives on ageing / W. Andrew Achenbaum
  • Global ageing : the demographic revolution in all cultures and societies / Alexandre Kalache, Sandhi Maria Barreto and Ingrid Keller
  • The psychological science of human ageing / Paul B. Baltes, Alexandra M. Freund and Shu-Chen Li
  • The biological science of human ageing / Thomas B.L. Kirkwood
  • Biodemography and epidemiology of longevity / Bernard Jeune and Kaare Christensen
  • The epidemiology of ageing / Christina Victor
  • Patterns of illness and mortality across the adult lifespan / Edlira Gjonðca and Michael Marmot
  • Sensory impairment / Tom H. Margrain and Mike Boulton
  • Mobility and falls / Rose Anne Kenny
  • The genetics of behavioural ageing / Gerald E. McClearn and Stephen A. Petrill
  • Psychodynamic approaches to the lifecourse and ageing / Simon Biggs
  • Cultural approaches to the ageing body / Chris Gilleard
  • Promoting health and wellbeing in later life / Hannes B. Staehelin
  • Psychological approaches to human development / Jutta Heckhausen
  • Cognitive changes across the lifespan / Pat Rabbitt
  • Age-related changes in memory / Elizabeth A. Maylor
  • Intelligence and wisdom / Robert J. Sternberg and Elena L. Grigorenko
  • Everyday competence in older adults / K. Warner Schaie, Julie B. Boron and Sherry L. Willis
  • The psychology of emotions and ageing / Gisela Labouvie-Vief
  • Personality and ageing / Ursula M. Staudinger
  • Depression / Amy Fiske and Randi S. Jones
  • Dementia / Bob Woods
  • Dementia in an Asian context / Jinzhou Tian
  • Self and identity / Freya Dittmann-Kohli
  • Stress and coping / Linda K. George
  • Reminiscence : developmental, social and clinical perspectives / Peter G. Coleman
  • The social worlds of old age / Jaber F. Gubrium
  • Listening to the past : reminiscence and oral history / Joanna Bornat
  • Elder abuse in developing nations / Lia Susana Daichman
  • The self in dementia / Steven R. Sabat
  • Ageism / Bill Bytheway
  • Profiles of the oldest-old / Leonard W. Poon ... [et al.]
  • Images of ageing : cultural representations of later life / Mike Featherstone and Mike Hepworth
  • Religion, spirituality, and older people / Alfons Marcoen
  • Quality of life and ageing / Svein Olav Daatland
  • The transformation of dying in old societies / Clive Seale
  • The psychology of death / Robert A. Neimeyer and James L. Werth, Jr.
  • Death and spirituality / Elizabeth MacKinlay
  • Global ageing and challenges to families / Ariela Lowenstein
  • Ageing parents and adult children : new perspectives on intergenerational relationships / Roseann Giarrusso ... [et al.]
  • Grandparenthood / Sarah Harper
  • Sibling ties across time : the middle and later years / Ingrid Arnet Connidis
  • Filial piety in changing Asian societies / Akiko Hashimoto and Charlotte Ikels
  • Generational memory and family relationships / Claudine Attias-Donfut and Franðcois-Charles Wolff
  • Family caregivers : increasing demands in the context of 21st-century globalization? / Neena L. Chappell and Margaret J. Penning
  • Network dynamics in later life / Fleur Thomâese ... [et al.]
  • Changing family relationships in developing nations / Isabella Aboderin
  • Ethnic diversity in ageing, multicultural societies / James S. Jackson ... [et al.]
  • Gay and lesbian elders / Katherine R. Allen
  • The lifecourse perspective on ageing : linked lives, timing and history / Vern L. Bengston, Glen H. Elder Jr. and Norella M. Putney
  • The political economy of old age / Chris Phillipson
  • Moral economy and ageing / Jon Hendricks
  • Generational changes and generational equity / Martin Kohli
  • Gender dimensions of the age shift / Sara Arber and Jay Ginn
  • Migration and older people / Charles F. Longino Jr. and Anthony M. Warnes
  • Do longevity and health generate wealth? / Robert N. Butler
  • Women, ageing and inequality : a feminist perspective / Carroll L. Estes
  • The social construction of old age as a problem / Malcolm L. Johnson
  • Restructuring the lifecourse : work and retirement / Victor W. Marshall and Philip Taylor
  • Ethical dilemmas in old age care / Harry R. Moody
  • Wealth, health, and ageing : the multiple modern complexities of financial gerontology / Neal E. Cutler
  • Formal and informal community care for older adults / Demi Patsios and Adam Davey
  • Health policy and old age : an international review / Jill Quadagno, Jennifer Reid Keene and Debra Street
  • Gerontological nursing : the state of the art / Brendan McCormack
  • Delivering effective social/long term care to older people / Bleddyn Davies
  • Delivering care to older people at home / Kristina Larsson, Merril Silverstein and Mats Thorslund
  • Long term care / Robert L. Kane and Rosalie A. Kane
  • Managed care in the United States and United Kingdom / Robert L. Kane and Clive E. Bowman
  • Healthcare rationing : is age a proper criterion? / Ruud Ter Meulen and Josy Ubachs-Moust
  • Adaptation to new technologies / Neil Charness and Sara J. Czaja
  • Ageing and public policy in ethnically diverse societies / Fernando M. Torres-Gil.