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Paths of the Life Course: A Typology

Citation

Dannefer, 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.

Abstract

This 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 areasóbiology, psychology, social sciences, and policy and practiceóas 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.

Reference Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Handbook of Theories of Aging

Author(s)

Dannefer, Dale
Uhlenberg, Peter

Editor(s)

Bengtson, Vern L.
Schaie, Klaus Warner

Year Published

1999

Pages

306-26

Publisher

Springer Publishing Company

City of Publication

New York

Reference ID

1448