Old people in three industrial societies [by] Ethel Shanas [and others.]
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Old people in three industrial societies [by] Ethel Shanas [and others.]

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Published by Atherton Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Older people -- United States,
  • Older people -- Great Britain,
  • Older people -- Denmark

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsShanas, Ethel
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1061 O4
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21729528M

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OCLC Number: Description: x, pages 25 cm: Contents: Old people in three industrial societies: an introduction / Henning Friis, Peter Townsend, and Ethel Shanas --Health and incapacity in later life / Ethel Shanas --The psychology of health / Ethel Shanas --Medical services / Peter Townsend --Welfare services and the family / Peter Townsend --The structure of the family / Peter. Book Description. Robert and Helen Lynd's Middletown set the format in sociological theory and practice for hundreds of studies in the decades following its publication in Old People in Three Industrial Societies may well set similar standards for studies in its fi eld for many years to come. " Ethel Shanas, Peter Townsend, Dorothy Wedderburn, Henning Friis, Poul Milh0j, Jan Stehouwer, Old People in Three Industrial Societies, New York and London: Atherton Press and Routledge and Kegan Paul (in press). e The methods used in this study are illustrative of those described as "type 4" in Reuben Hill, "Cross-National. solve their child-care problems. This is an invaluable book for all concerned with the development of pre-school children. $ OLD PEOPLE IN THREE INDUSTRIAL SOCIETIES ETHEL SHANAS University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, and Others This massive, cross-cultural exposition of the health, family relationships, and.

  With Ethel Shanas, Dorothy Wedderburn and others I participated in a wide-ranging cross-national study of the elderly in Denmark, Britain and the United States, the chief conclusion of which was to call attention to the ‘dual’ relationship of the elderly to industrial society. (Shanas, et al., Old People in Three Industrial Societies Cited by: Michael MANN () The Sources of Social Power: The Rise of Classes and Nation-States, vol. 2. Similarly, the way old people are cared for in nursing homes has an impact on the cost of governance for all of the members of a society, not merely those with a direct relationship to the aged. For a first report see Ethel Shanas, Family help patterns and social class in three countries, Journal of Marriage and the Family 29 (2), (May ), 7 Jeremy Tunstall, Old and Alone, A sociological study of old people, London, Routledge & Paul, , : L. Rosenmayr.

Shanas, Ethel, Peter Townsend, Dorothy Wedderburn, Henning Friis, Poul Milhoj, and Jan Stehouwer Old People in Three Industrial Societies. New York: Atherton. The Aged in Rural America. Extreme isolation afflicts about 5 per cent.^ Although having children is one of the most impoitant general factors in avoiding isolation ® Ethel Shanas, P e t e r T o w n s e n d, D o r o t h y W e d d e r b u r n, H e n n i n g Friis, P a u l M i l h o j, a n d J a n Stehouwer, Old People in Three Industrial Societies, N Author: L. Rosenmayr. societies sociological industrial behaviour sociologists cultural theories capitalism Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Free ebooks since [email protected]   Second, the pressures affecting different types of localities, with the impact of accelerated urbanization for some and deindustrialization for others. Third, is acceptance of the importance of the physical and social environment as a factor influential in maintaining the quality of life of older people (Wahl and Oswald ).Cited by: