ISBN-10:
0313291063
ISBN-13:
9780313291067
Pub. Date:
01/30/1996
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Men And Aging / Edition 1

Men And Aging / Edition 1

by Edward H. Thompson

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ISBN-13: 9780313291067
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/30/1996
Series: Bibliographies and Indexes in Gerontology Series , #32
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

EDWARD H. THOMPSON, JR., is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Holy Cross College in Worcester, Mass. He has been actively involved as a researcher in men's studies for about a decade. Among his publications are Older Men's Lives (1994) and numerous articles in the fields of family sociology, gerontology, and gender studies.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Gendered Aging

Identities and Aging

Life Review

Later Life Personality

Life Course Effects on Social Roles

Adult Development Theory

Health and Well-Being

Aging and Physical Health

Successful Aging

Psychological Well-Being

Self-Perceptions of Health

Health Behavior

Sexuality

Sexual Health

Sexual Life

Suicide and Alcohol

Suicide

Alcohol

Religiosity and Spirituality

Religion and Religiosity

Spirituality

Stereotypes and Social Constructions

Ageism and Stereotyping

Social Constructions of Aging

Relationships and Social Life

Social Participation

Volunteering

Friendships

Dating and Remarriage

Social Networks and Support

Family Relations

Siblings

Fatherhood and Family Ties

Grandfatherhood

Marital Relations

Caregiving

Men as Caregivers

Family Dependencies

Economics and Retirement

Economic Well-Being

Work/Retirement

Living Arranyements

nong-Term Care

Community Residence

Resources and Needs

Policy Considerations

Health Care Resources and Needs

Community Resources and Needs

Subject Index

Author Index

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