Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 40

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 40


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This fortieth volume of Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics focuses on economic inequality in later life. Cutting-edge chapters discuss the complex factors that can lead to advancing our understanding of economic inequalities. The volume includes perspectives on the changing pathways in later life, retirement income and security, race and associated advantages and disadvantages, and social rights for the elderly. The contributions in this volume discuss state-of-the-art research and keen insights into this increasingly important topic.

Key Topics:

  • Reconstructing Work and Retirement: Changing Pathways and Inequalities in Late Life
  • Neoliberalism and the Future of Retirement Security
  • Families in Later Life: A Consequence and Engine of Social Inequalities
  • Increasing Risks, Costs, and Retirement Income Inequality
  • Intentionality, Power, and Systemic Processes: Race and the Study of Cumulative Dis/Advantage
  • Social Rights of the Elderly as Part of the New Human Rights Agenda: Non-contributory Pensions in Civil Society in Mexico