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Title Societal impact on aging : historical perspectives / K. Warner Schaie, W. Andrew Achenbaum, editors.

Imprint New York : Springer Publishing Co., c1993.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.26 So134    ---  Available
Description xii, 266 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Inventing pensions: the origins of the company-provided pension in the United States, 1900-1940 / R. L. Ransom, R. Sutch, S. H. Williamson -- Commentary: Pensions and poverty: comments on declining pensions / N. Folbre -- The creation of retirement: families, individuals and the Social Security movement / B. Gratton -- Commentary: The supply and demand for retirement: sorting out the arguments / J. R. Moen -- Commentary: Family structure, family income, and incentives to retire / E. S. Andrews -- Over the hill to the poorhouse: rhetoric and reality in the institutional history of the aged / C. Haber -- Commentary: The elderly and the almshouses: some further reflections / M. A. Vinovskis -- Commentary: Symbols of the old age pension movement: the poorhouse, the family, and the "childlike" elderly / M. Dahlin -- The state, the elderly, and the intergenerational contract: toward a new political economy of aging / D. Street, J. Quadagno -- Commentary: Intergenerational equity and academic discourse / E.D. Berkowitz -- Commentary: Elderly persons and the state: distribution across and within generations / S. Shea -- The prophecy of senescence: G. Stanley Hall and the reconstruction of old age in twentieth-century America / T.R. Cole -- Commentary: What became of the prophecy of senescence: a view from life-span psychology / A.G. Maciel, U.M. Staudinger -- Commentary: Aging and prophecy: the uses of G. Stanley Hall's senescence / D.G. Troyansky -- (When) did the papacy become a gerontocracy? / W.A. Achenbaum -- Commentary: Institutional gerontocracies structural or demographic: the case of the papacy / D.D. Van Tassel -- Commentary on (When) did the papacy become a gerontocracy / R. Ransom.
Subject Older people -- Social conditions.
Retirement -- History.
Older people -- Institutional care -- History.
Creative ability in old age.
Added Author Schaie, K. Warner (Klaus Warner), 1928-
Achenbaum, W. Andrew.
ISBN 0826182003

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