Global Aging and the Life Course I

This foundational course introduces the major topics, concepts and terminology in life course studies using a global comparative perspective. This course builds a framework for understanding aging populations and aging individuals. It considers how different cultures and contexts influence attitudes toward aging and the aged. Case studies and essays from international gerontology scholars will be presented and studied.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Gerontology
Number: 
GERON160-01A
Semester: 
Summer 2018
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, April 2, 2018 to Tuesday, June 5, 2018