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Aging And The Law

Aging And The Law (Paperback)

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As Americans live longer, and as the \u0022baby boom\u0022 generation approaches retirement, the social, political, and legal needs of older citizens pose a challenge to our institutions. One response has been the rise of \u0022elder law.\u0022 In this groundbreaking reader, Lawrence A. Frolik gathers together seminal essays on the intersection of law and issues affecting older Americans. The essays take into account not only the variety of professional perspectives but also the perspectives of individual older people, care givers, and family members.















After an introduction covering the nature of elder law, social attitudes toward the elderly, aging and ethnicity, and generational justice, the book includes sections on work, income, and wealth; housing; mental capacity; health care decision making; long-term care; health care finance; family and social issues; and abuse, neglect, victimization, and elderly criminals. It concludes with essays on legal representation and ethical issues. The essays have been edited to make them easily accessible to students and the general reader, and Professor Frolik has supplied introductions to the sections, as well as summaries of issues for which the essays could not be included.















Both comprehensive and engaging, Aging and the Law brings together essays by lawyers, social workers, health care professionals, and policy makers, as well as selected case law and congressional hearings.

LawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsPrivate / Civil law: general worksPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsAge groupsAge groups: adults Publisher: Temple University Press,U.S. Publication Date: 29/01/1999 ISBN-13: 9781566396530  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Lawrence A. Frolik is Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law. CONTRIBUTORS: David Abromowitz, William E. Adams Jr., Ronald H. Aday, Anne Alstott, William M. Altman, Alison P. Barnes, Sandra Baron, Tom L. Beauchamp, E. Beauchene, Anne E. Berdahl, Meris L. Bergquist, Merton C. Bernstein, Dan Blazer, Eric Carlson, Christine Cassel, Nina J. Crimm, William G. Dauster, David M. English, Richard A. Epstein, Lois K. Evans, Mark Falk, Linda C. Fentiman, Peter J. Ferrara, Leonard M. Fleck, W. Edward Folts, Vicki A. Freedman, Lawrence M. Friedman, the GAO Report, the Honorable Bob Graham, Peter J. Greco, Jeane Ann Grisso, Thomas L. Hafemeister, Daniel I. Halperin, Joel F. Handler, Paula L. Hannaford, Michael C. Harper, Faye WIlson Hobbs, Steven H. Hobbs, Geoffrey T. Holtz, Howard M. Iams, Robin M. Jacobson, Molly F. James, Christine Jolls, Yale Kamisar, Richard L. Kaplan, Marshall B. Kapp, Naomi Karp, Elaanor D. Kinney, Maya Krajcinovic, Karol P. Krotki, Clifton B. Kruse Jr., Karen LaPann, Michael O. Leavitt, Dean R. Leimer, Michael V. Leonesio, Bernard Lo, Katherine M. Logan, Greg Maislin, Peter Margulies, Dorothy I. Meddaugh, Alan Meisel, Vicki Michel, Bob Miller, Linda O'Brien, Andrea D. Panjwani, Patricia A. Parmelee, Anne K. Pecora, Rebecca Plaut, Senator David Pryor, Daniel B. Radner, Ramona C. Rains, Jan Ellen Rein, Virginia P. Reno, Robert P. Roca, John Rother, Bruce D. Sales, Steven H. Sandell, Ranjana Sardana, Christine S. Sellers, Christine A. Semanson, Elisabeth A. Siegert, Andrew H. Smith, Linda F. Smith, Michael A. Smyer, Jeffrey Spitzer-Resnick, June O. Starr, T. Howard Stone, the SUPPORT investigators, George J. Tichy II, CHarles Tiefer, Phillip B. Tor, Dellmar Walker, Carla T. Walls, Sidney D> Watson, Adele Welty, Linda S> Whitton, William J. Winslade, Kevin R. Wolff, Erica Wood, Barbara W. K. Yee, and the editor.

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