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Aging, social inequality, and public policy

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Published by Pine Forge Press in Thousand Oaks .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Social conditions,
    • Older people -- United States -- Social conditions,
    • Older people -- Government policy,
    • Older people -- Government policy -- United States,
    • Old age assistance,
    • Old age assistance -- United States,
    • Equality,
    • Equality -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-166) and index.

      StatementFred C. Pampel.
      SeriesSociology for a new century
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .P323 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL697718M
      ISBN 100803990952
      LC Control Number97045279

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Aging, social inequality, and public policy by Fred C. Pampel Download PDF EPUB FB2

He is the author of several books on population aging, cohort change, and public policy, and his work has appeared in the American Sociological Review, the American Journal of Sociology, Demography, Social Forces, and the European Sociological by: Therefore, the study of aging and social inequality must include the study of public policy and its effects on the positions of age social inequality.

I give special attention in this book to the public policies that affect the well-being of different age groups and the degree of inequality. Author, Fred C. Pompel, 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 social inequality, and variations across nations.

He is the author of several books on population aging, cohort change, and public policy, and his work has appeared in the American Sociological Review, the American Journal of Sociology, Demography, Social Forces, and the European Sociological : SAGE Publications.

He looks at the differences in public policy and how age inequality -- more than the other sources of inequality -- relates closely to government policies and studies other societies in which both age group differences and overall inequality differ from those in the United States.

He is the author of several books on population aging, cohort change, and public policy, and his work has appeared in the American Sociological Review, the American Journal of Sociology, Demography, Social Forces, and the European Sociological : Fred C. Pampel.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: 1. Images of old age Public policy in old age Class differences before and during old age Race, ethnic, and gender differences in old age Old age support in comparative perspective Inequality across age groups and generations.

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NEW CHAPTER: 'Youth and Age' discusses age as a social construct and form of division. NEW CHAPTER: ' Health and disability' defines health inequalities and analyses the current thinkers on health inequalities and their proposed solutions.

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ACSC trajectories for primary health care authorities in Finland in European Journal of Public Health, 28(suppl_4), cky Schön, P., & Heap, J. ESPN Thematic Report on Challenges in long-term care [Sweden]. European Social Policy Network. Vandenbroucke and Zhu noted that an aging population may reduce wealth inequality, but this is far from certain.

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The sociological understanding of social inequality based on social class, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and age was presented in Chapter 8 “Social Stratification” through Chapter 12 “Aging and the Elderly”.

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