CitationDannefer, Dale & Uhlenberg, Peter (1999). Paths of the Life Course: A Typology. In Bengtson, Vern L. & Schaie, Klaus Warner (Eds.), Handbook of Theories of Aging (pp. 306-26). New York: Springer Publishing Company.
AbstractThis state-of-the-art handbook will keep researchers and practitioners in gerontology abreast of the newest theories and models of aging. With virtually all new contributors and content, this edition contains 35 chapters by the most highly respected luminaries in the field. It addresses theories and concepts built on cumulative knowledge in four disciplinary areas√≥biology, psychology, social sciences, and policy and practice√≥as well as landmark advances in trans-disciplinary science. With its explicit focus on theory, the handbook is unique in providing essential knowledge about primary explanations for aging, spanning from cells to societies.
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Book TitleHandbook of Theories of Aging