Later Life


Jason L. Powell
Associate Dean of Faculty, Coventry University, UK

Series: Social Perspectives of Aging
BISAC: SCI056000

This book explores the theoretical issues inherent in exploring later life in modern society. To deal effectively with the challenges created by population aging, it is vital to first understand these demographic, economic, and social changes and, to the extent possible, their causes, consequences, and implications. Sociological theories offer a knowledge base, a number of useful analytic approaches and tools, and unique theoretical perspectives that can be important aids to this task for students, researchers and policy makers. (Imprint: Novinka )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 – Introduction: Deconstructing ‘Later Life’

Chapter 2 – Theories of Aging

Chapter 3 – Post-Structuralism and Aging

Chapter 4 – Narrative, Aging and Citizenship

Chapter 5 – Theorizing Trust and Aging

Chapter 6 – Conclusion



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