Specialization - Gerontology: Aging and Society

SOCI 2036  Gerontology: Aging and Society


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




One of the most important trends affecting Canada and every other developed society is population aging. This course will introduce students to the multidisciplinary study of aging. Specific topics that will be examined in the course include the demographic, physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of aging. As well, the course will explore the economic, social and political implications of an aging population for Canada.

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