Social Policy and Aging A Critical Perspective by Carroll L. Estes

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Subjects:

  • Care of the elderly,
  • Elderly,
  • United States,
  • Services For The Aged,
  • Social Gerontology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Gerontology,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Social Policy,
  • Social Science / Gerontology,
  • Government policy,
  • Aging,
  • Medical care,
  • Older people

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9802510M
ISBN 100803973462
ISBN 109780803973466

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The only comprehensive book-length treatment of the subject, Social Policy and Aging addresses the globalization of capital and developments in health care restructuring. Combining social gerontological theory and major theoretical advances in work on the welfare state, this text keeps readers abreast of the new development within the discipline.

Key Features. Two approaches—international comparisons on aging and the relationship between macro social policy and real people's lives—provide the foundation for understanding aging social policy. The connection between macro and micro is reinforced through descriptions of the varied ways in which different countries construct social policies and their direct effect on an older adult's.

This groundbreaking book provides comprehensive treatment of the political economy of aging by a scholar widely credited as the founder and key thinker of this field in the US and internationally. The body of work presented in this volume, in developing this critical perspective, aims to contribute to the understanding of old age and aging in the context of problems and issues of the larger.

Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Journal of Aging & Social Policy. List of issues Latest articles Partial Access; Volume 32 Volume 31 Volume 30 Volume 29 Volume 28 Volume 27 Volume 26 Volume 25 Volume 24 Volume 23 She subsequently published two books with Sage: The Long Term Care Crisis () and Social Policy and Aging ().

Inshe received the Distinguished Scholars Award from the American Sociological Association Section on Aging and the Life Course (a sort of life-time achievement award) and has received other major awards such as The 5/5(1). Aging in China: Implications to Social Policy of a Changing Economic State (International Perspectives on Aging Book 2) - Kindle edition by Chen, Sheying, Powell, Jason L.

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Cox Carole B. Cox, MSW, PhD as people age, they are at increased risk of having their basic human rights threatened or violated. When age is perceived as incompetence, it can easily lead to discrimination that impacts human rights.

Based on the premise that social Cited by: 7. The book will also discuss substantive topics of housing, community care, family care, pensions, and mental health.

The book brings together a truly world class array of researchers to provide discussions of critical implications of aging social policy and the economic impact in China. The book first analyzes current aging policies and rights and considers the Older Americans Act as a basic policy framework.

With an eye to promoting independence, the book discusses issues of income, housing, transportation, health, and home care and what constitutes a "livable community," along with policies that promote wellbeing and focus Price: $   Her career and theoretical perspective were firmly established with the publication of The Aging Enterprise (Jossey Bass, ), which became an instant classic in the field of aging research.

She subsequently published two books with Sage: The Long Term Price: $ Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, Seventh Edition, provides extensive reviews and critical evaluations of research on the social aspects of aging. It also makes available major references and identifies high-priority topics for future research.

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Aging and social policy. New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [] (OCoLC) Online version: McKinney, John C., Aging and social policy. New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John C McKinney; Frank Traver De Vyver; Duke.

Social Policies for Aging Societies. This book will be of interest to Bank clients, the international community, and anyone interested in pension systems and reform. Social policy is. The challenge of social policy for older people.

Social policy for older people has had to respond to a series of challenges. The first, and perhaps most significant, of these is a generalized perception of a social policy ‘crisis‘ and the need to reappraise the role of the by: Social Policy and Aging.

A Critical Perspective. Carroll L This groundbreaking book provides comprehensive treatment of the political economy of aging by a scholar widely credited as the founder and key thinker of this field in the US and internationally.

SAGE Knowledge is the ultimate social sciences digital library for students. Additional Physical Format: Online version: McKinney, John C., Aging and social policy. New York: Irvington Publishers,© (OCoLC)   The question of why such apparently beneficial policy action is not being taken is discussed and a range of barriers are identified.

One of these appears to be the UK's extreme brand of neo-liberalism, which militates against the collective approach necessary to implement a Cited by: 9. Concern over this growing mismatch between older people's abilities and the roles they are expected to fill leads to a discussion of social policy.

How might social policy increase the productivity of the elderly and/or reduce the burden of supporting a growing dependent older population. Three major categories of policies responsive to this Cited by: Social Policy and Aging.

1st Edition. A Critical Perspective. Carroll L. Estes This groundbreaking book provides comprehensive treatment of the political economy of aging by a scholar widely credited as the founder and key thinker of this field in the US and internationally.

aims to contribute to the understanding of old age and aging. Policy responses to aging: care services for the elderly in Norway. China’s elderly care policy and its future trends. Aging Welfare and Social Policy will interest professionals and researchers addressing questions of Chinese and comparative social policy, health psychologists, and sociologists focused on family, youth, and aging.

How Theories of Aging Became Social: Emergence of the Sociology of Aging. Vern L. Bengtson. Social Movements and Social Knowledges: Gerontological Theory in Research, Policy, and Practice. Carroll L. Estes with Nicholas R. DiCarlo. PART II.

BIOLOGICAL THEORIES AND CONCEPTS. Advances in Biological Theories of Aging. Brian K. Kennedy. : $ Social Policy Response to Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults: Challenges Prevention and early intervention versus protection.

Prevention and early intervention as service concepts come from public health and have been applied to senior abuse (Rapp-Paglicci and Dulmus, ).Cited by: 3.

Social Policy for an Aging Society by Carole B. Cox,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). SOCIAL POLICY AS OUTPUT If we understand social policy as output, we see social policy as some kind of product, which according to Baldock et al.

() may have diff erent forms. It can be: social policy as intentions and objectives (Baldock et al.p. 8), meaning social policy as clarifying and debating what we want to Size: KB.

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See how to support the OAA, which funds services that keep seniors independent. Far from being predetermined, the course ageing takes is subject to a variety of influences throughout one’s life. This is something that policymakers have so far failed to appreciate, argues Alan makes the case for a new strategy which focuses on the whole life course, with the intention of preventing many of the chronic conditions associated with later life.

Read more about New Book by Dr. Jacqueline Angel, The Politics of a Majority-Minority Nation: Aging, Diversity, and Immigration Real Social Policy Challenges. THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL THEORIES OF AGING •Social Gerontological Theory Before •Role Theory and Activity Theory •The First Transformation of Theory •Disengagement Theory •Gerotranscendence Theory •Continuity Theory.

uk social policy on aging 15 Figure 6 (Colour online) Projected long-term care costs, England. Source:B a s e do nW i t t e n b e r g et al. (), p. 2 Chapter 1 • Defining Policy Practice in Social Work BOX A Definition of Policy Practice Policy practice is defined as using social work skills to propose and change policies in order to achieve the goal of social and economic justice.

The Journal of Social Policy carries high quality articles on all aspects of social policy in an international context. It places particular emphasis upon articles which seek to contribute to debates on the future direction of social policy, to present new empirical data, to advance theories, or to analyse issues in the making and implementation of social policies.

Atchley covers major areas of theory, research, social policy, and practice in a clear and organized manner to make social gerontology accessible to students from all backgrounds. This text is the classic book for the course that continually keeps pace with the dramatic changes in the field, including new theories, research, programs, and Edition: 9th The Handbook of Sociology of Aging is the most comprehensive and engaging treatment of the field over the past 30 years.

It is an indispensable resource for scholars, policy makers, and aging professionals alike. The Handbook of Sociology of Aging contains 45 far-reaching chapters, authored by nearly 80 of the most renowned experts, on the most pressing topics related to aging today.

He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Aging & Social Policy and is a Fellow of The Gerontological Society of America, Washington, D.C., USA. Pamela Nadash is Associate Professor in the Department of Gerontology, John W.

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, USA. This Book Note is brought to you for free and open access by the Social Work at ScholarWorks at WMU. For more information, please contact @ Recommended Citation Svihula, Judie () "Social Work and Aging in an Aging Society: Education, Policy, Practice and a Berkman and Linda Harootyan (Eds.).,".My first policy book used a needs-based approach, The Frail Elderly: Problems, Needs, and Community Responses (Auburn House, ), whereas my second policy book, Community Care for an Aging Society, focused on the concerns of older adults living in the community and services that could foster their independence (Springer Publishing Company.Aging Asia The Economic and Social Implications of Rapid Demographic Change in China, Japan, and South Korea Edited by Karen Eggleston and Shripad Tuljapurkar Janu

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