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Aging and the Law

An Interdisciplinary Reader

edited by Lawrence A. Frolik

A compilation of leading articles on the myriad issues of "elder law"

690 pages | 7 x 10 | 5 tables, 9 figures


Beyond the Barricades

The Sixties Generation Grows Up

Jack Whalen, and Richard Flacks

Where do young revolutionaries go when the revolution doesn’t happen?

324 pages


The Changing of the Guard

Lesbian and Gay Elders, Identity, and Social Change

Dana Rosenfeld

The greatest generation&--lesbian and gay elders, and how they lived their lives from before Stonewall to today

264 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 7 tables 1 figure


Family Ties

Enduring Relations between Parents and Their Grown Children

John R. Logan and Glenna D. Spitze

A challenging look at the way relationships between parents and their adult children remain strong in the midst of social change

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 61 tables, 25 figs.


Human Attachment

Virginia L. Colin

The first and only comprehensive introduction to one theory in personality development

416 pages | 6.5 x 9.25 | 8 halftones


Journeys in Sociology

From First Encounters to Fulfilling Retirements

Edited by Rosalyn Benjamin Darling and Peter J. Stein

Twenty-two eminent retired sociologists reflect on their lives and their career choices

250 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 halftones


Music, Style, and Aging

Growing Old Disgracefully?

Andy Bennett

A vivid look at how music taste and age become tantalizingly intertwined.

226 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


My Mother's Hip

Lessons from the World of Eldercare

Luisa Margolies

What most of us don't know about the longevity revolution

360 pages | 6 x 9


Senior Power or Senior Peril

Aged Communities and American Society in the Twenty-First Century

Brittany H. Bramlett

Shows how the increasing number of aged communities in the United States shapes the local political context for residents of all ages

164 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 13 tables, 14 figures


States, Labor Markets, and the Future of Old-Age Policy

Edited by John Myles and Jill Quadagno

Original essays examine how various countries have responded to population aging and increases in national expenditures for the elderly

340 pages


Who Cares for the Elderly?

Public Policy and the Experiences of Adult Daughters

Emily K. Abel

The exploration of family care for disabled elderly people

248 pages | 6 x 9