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Click on a title below to access either an individual article (denoted by an asterisk) or a set of articles published as a Special Report. The issue of publication appears in parentheses.

Special Reports for " Sociology"

Growing Old in America

In his Pulitzer Prize-winning book Being Old in America (1975), Dr. Robert Butler sounded a theme that was to become one of the most ...

Aging Society: Productivity and the Future of Retirement
What will be the productive economic potential of older persons in the future aging society? Can the aging hope to make meaningful and ...

Aging, Politics, and Public Policy
American public policy toward aging is approaching an important crossroads. Will public policies continue—as they have for several ...

Aging, Generational Continuity, and Filial Support
Aging is one of the salient themes of our time. It is gaining our attention both by the increase in life expectancy—that is, by the fact ...

Aging and Care: No Easy Answers
This article first appeared under the title "No Easy Answers: Ethical Dilemmas and Care for the Aged"....

Aging Population Effects on Long-Term Care
This article first appeared under the title "Long-term Care and the Implications of an Aging Population". ...

Aging Society: Demographic Perspectives
Old age—most people wish to achieve it and most will. In fact, so many will get their wish that we are facing a grandparent explosion ...

Aging Experience: A Challenge With Choices
More Americans than ever are part of the group variably referred to as the aged, elderly, old, senior citizens, or golden-agers. Whatever ...

Aging and The Pursuit of Happiness: A Life Reshaped
This article first appeared under the title "Finding Happiness in Aging: A Life Reshaped"....

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