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Aging, Social Inequality, and Public Policy

Aging, Social Inequality, and Public Policy - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0803990951

Cover of Aging, Social Inequality, and Public Policy 98 (ISBN 978-0803990951)
ISBN13: 978-0803990951
ISBN10: 0803990952

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
Published: 1998
International: No

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Aging, Social Inequality, and Public Policy - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0803990951

Fred C. Pampel

ISBN13: 978-0803990951
ISBN10: 0803990952

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

Treats age as a component of social inequality which gives rise to the three major themes of the text: diversity in the experience of individuals, differences in public policy, and variations across nations. Comparison of the United States with other nations is a central component of the book, providing a greater understanding of the larger forces that shape old age.


Table of Contents

Preface


Chapter 1 Images of Old Age
Chapter 2 Public Policy in Old Age
Chapter 3 Class Differences Before and During Old Age
Chapter 4 Race, Ethnic, and Gender Differences in Old Age
Chapter 5 Old Age Support in Comparative Perspective
Chapter 6 Inequality Across Age Groups and Generations


Epilogue
References

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