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Title The crown of life [electronic resource] : dynamics of the early postretirement period / Jacqueline Boone James, Paul Wink, volume editors.

Imprint New York : Springer, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 336 pages) : illustrations.
Series Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics ; v. 26, 2006
Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics ; v. 26.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the third age: a rationale for research / Jacquelyn Boone James, Paul Wink -- The demography of the third age / Annemette Sorensen -- Functioning and well-being in the third age: 1986-2001 / Irina Grafova, Katherine McGonagle, Frank P. Stafford -- The work and retirement experiences of aging Black Americans / Edna Brown, James S. Jackson, Nakesha A. Faison -- Strategic selection as a retirement project: will Americans develop hybrid arrangements? / Phyllis Moen, Joyce Altobelli -- Late middle age: transition to the third age / Ravenna Helson, Rebecca A. Cate -- Pathways toward the third age: studying a cohort from the "Golden Age" / David G. Winter, Cynthia M. Torges, Abigail J. Stewart, Donna Henderson-King, Eaaron Henderson-King -- A coconstructionist view of the third age: the case of cognition / Sherry L. Willis, K. Warner Schaie -- The impact of work on the psychological health and well-being of older Americans / Jacquelyn Boone James, Avron Spiro, III -- Change and stability during the third age: longitudinal investigations of self-rated health and religiousness with the Terman sample / Michael E. McCullough, Emily L. Polak -- Social relations in the third age: assessing strengths and challenges using the Convoy model / Toni C. Anotnucci, Kristine J. Ajrouch, Kira Birditt -- Personality and involvement in leisure activities during the third age: findings from the Ohio Longitudinal Study / Manfred Diehl, Kathleen M. Berg -- Satisfaction with retirement in men's lives / George E. Vaillant, Ana C. DiRago -- Everyday life in the third age / Paul Wink -- Gay lives in the third age: possibilities and paradoxes / Bertram J. Cohler, Andrew J. Hostetler -- Retirement community life: issues, challenges, and opportunities / Allen M. Omoto, Christina D. Aldrich -- Conclusion: is the third age the crown of life? / Paul Wink, Jacquelyn Boone James.
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Subject Older people -- Psychology.
Retirement -- United States.
Retirement -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Older people -- United States -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author James, Jacquelyn Boone.
Wink, Paul, 1952-
Other Form: Print version: Crown of life. New York : Springer, 2007 082610228X 9780826102287 (OCoLC)76807255
ISBN 9780826103352 (electronic bk.)
0826103359 (electronic bk.)