Franklin

Older men's lives [electronic resource] / edited by Edward H. Thompson, Jr.

Publication:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE, c1994.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xii, 275 p.) : ill.
Series:
SAGE Series on Men and Masculinity
Research on men and masculinities series ; 6
Status/Location:
Loading...

Options
Location Notes Your Loan Policy

Details

Subjects:
Older men -- United States -- Social conditions.
Older men -- United States -- Psychology.
Language:
English
Summary:
Issues examined in this book include: the position of older men in society and the changes wrought in their status and roles over time; men's relationships to spouse, children, grandchildren and friends; and policy implications.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 - Older Men as Invisible Men in Contemporary Society; Chapter 2 - "Successful Aging" and Psychosocial Well-Being: Evidence from a 45-Year Study; Chapter 3 - The Work-Oriented Culture: Success and Power in Elderly Men; Chapter 4 - Development and Pathology in Postparental Men: A Community Study; Chapter 5 - Faith Development in Older Men; Chapter 6 - Masculine Identity from Work to Retirement; Chapter 7 - A Gender Analysis of Older Men's Sexuality: Social, Psychological, and Biological Dimensions
Chapter 8 - A Typology of Orientations Toward Household and Marital Roles of Older Men and WomenChapter 9 - Older Men's Friendship Patterns; Chapter 10 - Men's Ties to Siblings in Old Age: Contributing Factors to Availability and Quality; Chapter 11 - Older Men as Fathers and Grandfathers; Chapter 12 - Older Men and the Family Caregiving Orientation; Chapter 13 - Making Gender Visible in Public Policy; Name Index; Subject Index; About the Authors
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Thompson, Edward H., Jr., 1945-
ISBN:
0-8039-5080-2
1-322-42084-X
1-4522-5502-4
OCLC:
809773796