12.3 Sociological Perspectives on Aging

Learning Objectives State the assumptions of disengagement, activity, and conflict theories of aging. Critically assess these three theories. Recall that social aging refers to changes in people‚Äôs roles and relationships in a society as they age. We have seen that social aging and views of the aging process both differ cross-culturally and over time. A … Continue reading 12.3 Sociological Perspectives on Aging