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The End Game : How Inequality Shapes Our Final Years / Corey M. Abramson.

Author/Creator:
Abramson, Corey M., author.
Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.] : Harvard University Press, [2015].
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource(230 pages) : illustrations.
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Ageism -- United States.
Aging -- Social aspects -- United States.
Aging -- Social aspects.
Discrimination -- United States.
Older people -- Social conditions.
Older people -- United States -- Social conditions.
Local subjects:
Ageism. (search)
Discrimination. (search)
Social Sciences. (search)
Sociology, other. (search)
Sociology. (search)
Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie, Anthropologie. (search)
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
text file PDF
Biography/History:
AbramsonCorey M.: Corey M. Abramson is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Arizona.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Introduction. The End Game
1. "Old Is a Different Animal Altogether". The Shared Predicaments of the End Game
2. The Uneven Playing Field. Disparate Contexts and Resources in Old Age
3. Game-Day Strategies. How Prior Experiences Shape Cultural Strategies in the Present
4. Team Dynamics. The Meanings of Social Ties
Conclusion. How Inequality Shapes Our Final Years
Methodological Appendix
Notes
References
Acknowledgments
Index
Notes:
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.] : Harvard University Press, 2015. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed September 10 2015)
Contributor:
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9780674286801
OCLC:
1002252542
Publisher Number:
10.4159/9780674286801 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.