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Middle Age and Ageing : Reader in Social Psychology - Bernice L. Neugarten

Middle Age and Ageing

Reader in Social Psychology

By: Bernice L. Neugarten (Editor)

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The process of aging is receiving an increasing amount of attention from behavioral scientists. "Middle Age and Aging" is an attempt to organize and select from the proliferation of material available in this field. The selections in this volume emphasize some of the major topics that lie closest to the problem of what social and psychological adaptations are required as individuals move through the second half of their lives. Major attention is paid to the importance of age-status and age-sex roles; psychological changes in the life-cycle; social-psychological theories of aging; attitudes toward health; changing family roles; work, retirement, and leisure; certain other dimensions of the immediate social environment such as friendships, neighboring patterns, and living arrangements; differences in cultural settings; and perspectives of time and death.

Age Status and Age-Sex Roles
The Psychology of the Life Cycle
Social-Psychological Theories of Aging
The Social Psychology of Health
Family Relationships
Work, Leisure, and Retirement
The Immediate Social Environment
Aging in Other Societies
Time, Dying, and Death
Research Strategies
List of Contributors
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ISBN: 9780226573823
ISBN-10: 0226573826
Series: Reader in Social Psychology
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 610
Published: 1st January 1968
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 17.3  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.9