2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    Dec 09, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOCI 531 - Aging and Social Policy

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

An advanced survey of social and public policy issues affecting the elderly. Subjects considered are age discrimination, public benefit programs for the elderly, voluntary and involuntary institutionalization, and a variety of political and informal issues confronting elderly individuals and society. The course provides intensive investigations of ongoing and emerging issues resulting from the growth in the number of elderly people. Issues will be examined for various social, professional and personal implications.

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