Social Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (with MySocKit Student Access Code Card) (8th Edition)

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9780205595624: Social Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (with MySocKit Student Access Code Card) (8th Edition)

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.

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Social Gerontology with MySocKit, 8/E

Nancy Hooyman
H. Asuman Kiyak

ISBN-10:      020552561X

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

NEW TO THIS EDITION

 

MySocKit (www.sockit.com).

 

MySocKit is a book-specific online resource. MySocKit for Social Gerontology 8/e includes over 60 minutes of documentary-style video that illustrates many of the issues and concepts discussed in the text.

Other features of MySocKit include: 

  • book-specific practice tests
  • chapter summaries
  • New York Times articles
  • audio and video activities
  • writing and research tutorials
  • access to scholarly literature on aging through Research Navigator
  • an annotated bibliography of recommended Research Navigator articles.

 

 

MySocKit will also contain the telecourse study guide material to accompany "Growing Old in a New Age" (formerly published as a separate print study guide).

 

A MySocKit access code card is packaged automatically with every copy of Social Gerontology 8/e.

About the Author:

Nancy R. Hooyman is the Hooyman Endowed Professor and dean emerita at the University of Washington, School of Social Work. In addition to numerous awards and fellowships, she is the author of eight books and more than one hundred articles.

Betty J. Kramer is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Social Work. She is a nationally recognized social work leader in the field of palliative and end-of-life care, the recipient of numerous awards and honors, and the coeditor of "Men as Caregivers: Theory, Research, and Service Implications,"

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