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Table of Contents - Sociology Of The Aging Woman
SOCIOL 318      Sociology Of The Aging Woman
An exploration of the intersection of gender and aging issues with special attention to cultural images of women, the development of self-concept and identity in mid-life and beyond, caring roles in the family, work and retirement, and health and mental health issues. These issues are examined within the context of social class, race, and ethnicity. Implications for community programs and social policy are considered.
Faculty: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Sociology