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GRAD > GERON GR > 621

Social Aspects Aging

Description:
This course presents a social perspective on the aging process. It considers social factors that influence aging and the nature of the integration of the aged into society, as well as the way in which population aging affects the society as a whole. The course also looks at social theories of aging, paying special attention to changing social roles, social stratification and aging, and the development of institutions for the aged. Gender, race, ethnicity, and class are discussed as social categories that influence aging and that play a role in the determination of social policy for the aged. Readings on the status, role, and culture of the aged are drawn from the literature of sociology, economics, and anthropology.

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2015 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 4367 Th
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Mutchler,Jan E W03-0125
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/08/2015 - 12/14/2015
Capacity: 30
Enrolled: 11
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
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2016 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 3793 Th
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Kim,Kyungmin W03-0125A
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Capacity: 10
Enrolled: 6
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
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