Ch 10: Understanding Aging through Sociology

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Understanding Aging through Sociology - Chapter Summary

If you are interested in boosting your understanding of the concept of aging through society, this chapter can help! Watch these entertaining videos to study the challenges of aging, graying of America, theories of aging and concepts of death and dying. In no time, you will be able to do the following:

  • Discuss the birth rate, death rate, and life expectancy in America
  • Share details about retirement, ageism, social isolation, and other challenges of aging
  • Describe the structural-functional, symbolic-interaction, and social-conflict theories of aging
  • Explain death, dying, the euthanasia debate, and the stages of acceptance

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