xvi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Prologue: finding new beacons: searching for timeless and interdisciplinary perspectives / George L. Maddox Identifying enduring questions in gerontology / Jon Hendricks, Debra Sheets, and Dana Burr Bradley A biologist's perspective: whence come we, where are we, whither go we? / Steven N. Austad New avenues, new questions, and changing perspectives in geriatric medicine / Kenneth Brummel-Smith New avenues, new questions, and changing perspectives in geriatric medicine / Kenneth Brummel-Smith The analytic template in the psychology of aging / Manfred Diehl and Alissa Dark-Freudeman The dynamic nature of societal aging in a global perspective / Chris Phillipson Whatever happened to culture? / Christine L. Fry The contributions of philosophy and ethics in the study of age / Martha Holstein and Mark Waymack Historical gerontology: it is a matter of time / W. Andrew Achenbaum The purview and sweep of aging policy / Phoebe S. Liebig Epilogue: gerontology-past, present, and future / James E. Birren.