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Social Structure and Aging: Psychological Processes

Social Structure and Aging: Psychological Processes

K. Warner Schaie, Carmi Schooler
October 17, 2016

This volume presents a systematic examination of the impact of social structures on individual behaviors and on their development in adulthood and old age. These papers and responses attempt to improve the reciprocal relationship between changes in social macro- and micro-structures and the process...

Aging, Health Behaviors, and Health Outcomes

Aging, Health Behaviors, and Health Outcomes

K. Warner Schaie, Dan Blazer, James S. House, James A. House
September 06, 2016

This volume is the fourth in a series designed to facilitate inter-disciplinary communication between scientists concerned with the description of societal phenomena and those investigating adult development. As such, it contains a compilation of papers presented at an annual conference held at the...

Age Structuring in Comparative Perspective

Age Structuring in Comparative Perspective

David I. Kertzer, K. Warner Schaie
September 02, 2016

This volume studies age as a basis for social organization by uniting research from the social science disciplines while implementing both cross-cultural and historical perspectives. The contributors, a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars, advance our understanding of age structuring...

Self Directedness: Cause and Effects Throughout the Life Course

Self Directedness: Cause and Effects Throughout the Life Course

Judith Rodin, Carmi Schooler, K. Warner Schaie
April 27, 2016

This book, the third in a series on the life course, has significance in today's world of research, professional practice, and public policy because it symbolizes the gradual reemergence of power in the social sciences. Focusing on "self-directedness and efficacy" over the life course, this text...

Caregiving Systems: Informal and Formal Helpers

Caregiving Systems: Informal and Formal Helpers

Steven H. Zarit, Leonard I. Pearlin, K. Warner Schaie
March 01, 1993

Caregiving has emerged as a critical issue in the second half of the life cycle. With the growth of the older population, there have been dramatic increases in the number of people needing care and assistance. The responsibility for care typically falls on families at a time when they have limited...

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