Summary: Since its initial publication in 1994, Moody's text has been hailed as a creative innovation in the teaching or college-level aging courses within the United States and Canada. This is the only text that can be used for: - Introduction to social gerontology courses - Introduction to aging courses - Courses in aging policies This is not simply a boring condensation of research literature. Instead, this text presents current research in an innovative and unique format, which interests ...show morestudents and encourages them to become involved and take an informed stand on the major aging issues that we as a society face. Leading author and active leader in gerontology, Rick Moody, provides both thorough explanation of the issues in the Concepts sections, as well as current research in the Controversy sections. The book shows the close link between concepts and controversies in the broad areas of aging: health care, socioeconomic trends, and the life course. Focus on Practice and Focus on the Future inserts engage student interest and help them to apply their knowledge. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 7TH 12
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