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  • Aging and Ethnicityby PhD Donald E. Gelfand

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 109.99

    In the Second Edition, Gelfand devotes greater attention to the impact of immigration on the United States and provides a useful model for providers working with older persons from diverse ethnic backgrounds. Based on 2000 Census data, this edition contains updated references throughout along with new tables/graphs. Chapter topics include: Security... more...

  • Aging and Quality of Lifeby PhD Helen Gift; MPH PhD Marcia G. Ory; PhD Ronald P. Abeles

    Springer Publishing Company 1994; US$ 124.99

    In this timely and important work, expert gerontologists review what has been learned about the aged and the process of aging and link this knowledge to interventions for improving the quality of life. This volume highlights the development of preventive, therapeutic, and rehabilitative interventions designed to assist older people maintain their... more...

  • Aging in East and Westby PhD Dr. Vern L. Bengtson; PhD Kyong-Dong Kim; PhD George Myers; PhD Ki-Soo Eun

    Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 109.99

    Widely recognized experts present the first comparative analysis of recent developments among six Eastern and Western nations concerning population aging and its consequences. Chapters focus on demographic trends, sociocultural contexts, and policy implications. Nations selected as case studies include: the Peopleís Republic of China, the Republic... more...

  • Aging in the United States and Japanby Yukio Noguchi; David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    Japanese and American economists assess the present economic status of the elderly in the United States and Japan, and consider the impact of an aging population on the economies of the two countries. With essays on labor force participation and retirement, housing equity and the economic status of the elderly, budget implications of an aging population,... more...

  • All About the Girlby Anita Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    This groundbreaking collection offers a complicated portrait of girls in the 21st Century. These are the riot grrls and the Spice Girls, the good girls and the bad girls who are creating their own "girl" culture and giving a whole new meaning to "grrl" power. Featuring provocative essays from leaders in the field like Michelle Fine, Angela McRobbie,... more...

  • American Eugenicsby Nancy Ordover

    University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 60.00

    The Nazis may have given eugenics its negative connotations, but the practice?and the ?science? that supports it?is still disturbingly alive in America. Tracing the historical roots and persistence of eugenics in the United States, Nancy Ordover explores the political and cultural climate that has endowed these campaigns with mass appeal and scientific... more...

  • Asuntos de menoresby CQ Press

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2004; US$ 34.50

    Youths today cope with a multitude of challenges that test their ethical and physical mettle. These reports from The CQ Researcher allow young people, their parents, educators and leaders to study the background and debates surrounding the conditions and rights of young Americans and become knowledgeable participants in those debates. more...

  • Augusta, Goneby Martha Tod Dudman

    Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 23.00

    "I'm not telling you where I am. Don't try to find me." Remember Go Ask Alice? Augusta, Gone is the memoir Alice's mother never wrote. A single parent, Martha Tod Dudman is sure she is giving her two children the perfect life, sheltering them from the wild tumult of her own youth. But when Augusta turns fifteen, things start to happen: first... more...

  • Becoming A Familyby Rena D. Harold; Patricia Stow Bolea; Lisa G. Colarossi; Lucy R. Mercier; Carol R. Freedman-Doan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The movement from young adulthood through coupling and the transition to parenthood may be among the most universal adult developmental transitions. These passages hold interest for all of us, but especially for those who study the psychological, familial, and sociocultural components of development, all of which interact and influence each other.... more...

  • Behind Every Choice is a Storyby Gloria Feldt; Carol Trickett Jennings

    University of North Texas Press 2002; US$ 15.96

    This blend of personal stories, commentary and memoirs chronicles the life-changing choices that men, women and teens make in connection with reproduction every day. It also traces the author's personal journey to becoming an activist in the civil rights and women's movements. more...