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Author Holstein, Martha

Title Ethics, aging, and society : the critical turn / Martha B. Holstein, Jennifer A. Parks, Mark H. Waymack

Publ Info New York : Springer Pub. Co., [2011]
 CCRI-Lincoln  RA408 .A3 H65 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  RA408.A3 H65 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  RA408 A3 H65 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxii, 298 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Ethics and aging : challenges to the received view -- The "critical turn" : alternative approaches to thinking about ethics -- Aging and the aged body -- The "third age" : cultural ideals, ethics, and the myth of agelessness -- Anti-aging medicine -- Aging and public policy : a normative foundation -- Care and justice : older people at home -- The nursing home : beyond medicalization -- Working with clients and patients -- What do we do now? abuse, neglect, and self-neglect -- Alzheimer's disease and an ethics of solidarity -- Beyond rational control : caring at the end of life -- Aging and disasters : facing natural and other disasters -- Bringing it all together
LC subject Aging -- Moral and ethical aspects
Older people -- Psychology
Older people -- Health and hygiene
Mesh Subject Aging
Aged -- psychology
Bioethical Issues
Geriatrics -- ethics
Personal Autonomy
Social Support
Add Author Parks, Jennifer A
Waymack, Mark H
ISBN 9780826116345 (alk. paper)
0826116345 (alk. paper)
9780826116352 (e-book)
0826116353 (e-book)