Angles of Vision: How to Understand Social Problems

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8
An Aging Population

Outline of Chapter 8
I. Dimensions of the Aging Population
A. Historical Dimensions
B. International Dimensions
II. Consequences of an Aging Population
A. When to Retire
B. How to Support the Aged
C. How to Care for the Aged
III. Individuals and an Aging Population
A. Adapting to Old Age
B. Adapting to Illness and Disability
C. Adapting to Death
IV. Social Structure and an Aging Population
A. Declining Fertility Rates
B. Declining Infant Mortality Rates
C. Declining Immigration Rates
D. Advances in Medical Technology
V Implications
A. Limiting Medical Treatment
B. Suicide and Euthanasia

It is, in a way, the ultimate gift -- the luxury of aging -- and it is now shared by many. As a result, the U.S. population will soon comprise as many old as young persons. Yet this gift, which is historically unique, also creates social problems. The wording here is important. In other

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Tables and Figures x
  • Preface xi
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • 1 - The Study of Social Problems 1
  • Notes 19
  • Recommended Reading 20
  • 2 - Abortion 21
  • Notes 41
  • Recommended Reading 42
  • 3 - Gender Inequality 43
  • Notes 69
  • Recommended Reading 70
  • 4 - Racial and Ethnic Inequality 71
  • Notes 95
  • Recommended Reading 96
  • 5 - Poverty 97
  • Notes 118
  • Recommended Reading 118
  • 6 - Drugs 119
  • Notes 144
  • Recommended Reading 144
  • 7 - Homicide 145
  • Notes 163
  • Recommended Reading 164
  • 8 - An Aging Population 165
  • Notes 188
  • Recommended Reading 188
  • 9 - Health 189
  • Notes 210
  • Recommended Reading 210
  • 10 - Reflections on the Study of Social Problems 212
  • Recommended Reading 220
  • Recommended Reading 220
  • Glossary 221
  • References 225
  • Index 249
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