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ISBN-13 9780205800278ISBN-10 0205800270
ISBN-10 0205763138ISBN-13 9780205763139
Author(s): Nancy R. Hooyman; H. Asuman Kiyak
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 816

This best-selling, multidisciplinary, social aging text presents positive images of aging while considering the many factors that contribute to how aging individuals experiences life.

Up-to-date and expanded, this text offers a comprehensive view that presents aging positively, portraying concepts of active aging and resiliency, and defining “productive aging” by elaborating on the numerous ways elders contribute to society and their families. Based on the latest research findings, it offers greater depth to critical issues of aging, attending to differences by age and cohort, gender, ethnic minority status, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status.