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  1. Caregiving Systems

    Informal and Formal Helpers

    Edited by Steven H. Zarit, Leonard I. Pearlin, K. Warner Schaie

    Series: Social Structure and Aging Series

    Caregiving has emerged as a critical issue in the second half of the life cycle. With the growth of the older population, there have been dramatic increases in the number of people needing care and assistance. The responsibility for care typically falls on families at a time when they have limited...

    Published March 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  2. Aging, Health Behaviors, and Health Outcomes

    Edited by K. Warner Schaie, Dan Blazer, James S. House, James A. House

    Series: Social Structure and Aging Series

    This volume is the fourth in a series designed to facilitate inter-disciplinary communication between scientists concerned with the description of societal phenomena and those investigating adult development. As such, it contains a compilation of papers presented at an annual conference held at the...

    Published December 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  3. Self Directedness

    Cause and Effects Throughout the Life Course

    Edited by Judith Rodin, Carmi Schooler, K. Warner Schaie

    Series: Social Structure and Aging Series

    This book, the third in a series on the life course, has significance in today's world of research, professional practice, and public policy because it symbolizes the gradual reemergence of power in the social sciences. Focusing on "self-directedness and efficacy" over the life course, this text...

    Published August 1st 1990 by Psychology Press

  4. Age Structuring in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by David I. Kertzer, K. Warner Schaie

    Series: Social Structure and Aging Series

    This volume studies age as a basis for social organization by uniting research from the social science disciplines while implementing both cross-cultural and historical perspectives. The contributors, a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars, advance our understanding of age structuring...

    Published March 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  5. Social Structure and Aging

    Psychological Processes

    Edited by K. Warner Schaie, Carmi Schooler

    Series: Social Structure and Aging Series

    This volume presents a systematic examination of the impact of social structures on individual behaviors and on their development in adulthood and old age. These papers and responses attempt to improve the reciprocal relationship between changes in social macro- and micro-structures and the process...

    Published November 1st 1988 by Psychology Press

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