SOCL 231 Comparative Aging: A Global Perspective
A cross-disciplinary approach to understanding of the aging experiences across cultures and nations. Topics such as kinship, perception of physical and psychological well-being, work, and social support will be explored in the frame of social change, migration, demography, ethnicity, and social and health policies. Countries used to illustrate social and cultural responses to the aging experiences include Japan, Sweden, Ireland, China, Thailand, Kenya, Mexico, USA, and Canada. (LA)
Prerequisite: 3 s.h. SOCL.
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