• List Price: $65.00
  • Save: $47.12 (72%)
Rented from apex_media
To Rent, select Shipping State from options above
Due Date: May 29, 2015
FREE return shipping at the end of the semester. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with rentals.
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Ships direct from Amazon! Qualifies for Prime Shipping and FREE standard shipping for orders over $25. Overnight and 2 day shipping available!
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Qty:1
  • List Price: $65.00
  • Save: $7.41 (11%)
Only 9 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Ethics, Aging, and Societ... has been added to your Cart
Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for $17.59
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Ethics, Aging, and Society: The Critical Turn Paperback – November 1, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-0826116345 ISBN-10: 0826116345 Edition: 1st

Buy New
Price: $57.59
Rent
Price: $17.88
17 New from $42.91 19 Used from $35.09
Rent from Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
$14.79
Paperback
"Please retry"
$17.88
$57.59
$42.91 $35.09
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


Best Books of the Year
See the Best Books of 2014
Looking for something great to read? Browse our editors' picks for 2014's Best Books of the Year in fiction, nonfiction, mysteries, children's books, and much more.

Frequently Bought Together

Ethics, Aging, and Society: The Critical Turn + Cengage Advantage Books: Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong
Price for both: $117.86

Buy the selected items together
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE
Hero Quick Promo
Save up to 90% on Textbooks
Rent textbooks, buy textbooks, or get up to 80% back when you sell us your books. Shop Now

Product Details

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company; 1 edition (November 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0826116345
  • ISBN-13: 978-0826116345
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #615,131 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

From the Back Cover

"

"Ethics, Aging and Society...is the first major work in ten years to critically address issues and methodologies in aging and ethics...This well-organized volume begins theoretically and offers new ways of thinking about ethics that can handle the complexities and realities of aging in particular social contexts."--Choice

"This new research-based book, by experts in the field of ethics, is excellent and much-needed...I challenge you to consider reading this book and seeing all the ways in which you might be forced to rethink things that most of us take as given for ethics and aging. I know you will not be disappointed and I guarantee you will end up thinking long and hard about personal and professional decisions you may have made as well as your assumptions about aging in America."--CFLE Network Newsletter (National Council on Family Relations)

"This is a book that should be required reading for all involved in the ethical provision of services to the aging on any level, as well as for policy makers and administrators in positions of influence over the lives of older patients."--PsycCRITIQUES

"...the authors' application of feminist ethics to frail elders rings true to both my clinical experience working with frail elders, and my research experience trying to understand their quality of life concerns...there were true gems of ideas [in this book] that illuminated the limitations of the dominant paradigm of autonomy in bioethics. [The authors] make a compelling critique of end-of-life care."--GeriPal: A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Blog

This book presents second generation issues in ethics, aging, and society by presenting critical outcomes that arise when ethics is applied to the practical concerns that occur in day-to-day elder care. The first volume in over 10 years to address ethics and gerontology, it is unparalleled in its comprehensiveness and integration of well-developed philosophical arguments with empirical research, humanistic scholarship, and insights gained from practical experience.

This book challenges the tried and true approaches to ethical issues in aging and opens avenues for creative problem-solving. The authors' diverse backgrounds bring the advantages of both interdisciplinary scholarship and practical experience to this comprehensive textbook. It is an essential resource for those interested in, and working with, older people, from upper-level undergraduate students and graduate-division students, to gerontology practitioners in training.

Key Features:

  • Presents the first major work in over 10 years to integrate the disciplines of ethics and aging
  • Includes case studies derived from day-to-day practice
  • Addresses individual/clinical ethics in health and long-term care and ethical issues raised by public policy, cultural norms and social attitudes
  • Examines such critical issues as Alzheimer's disease, long-term care, ageism, public policy, anti-aging medicine, elder abuse, and natural disasters
  • Explores new directions in ethical and social philosophy as they pertain to gerontology and care
"

About the Author

Martha B. Holstein, PhD, is an Associate for Research at the Park Ridge Center for the Study of Health, Faith, and Ethics in Chicago, where her focus is applied ethics in health care and other settings. She holds a PhD from the Institute for the Medical Humanities at the University of Texas Medical Branch and was formerly on the staff of the Hastings Center, Associate Director of the American Society of Aging, and a planner for the San Francisco Commission on Aging. For much of her work life, she has been interested in the bridge between theory and practice; for the past fifteen years this effort has focused on ethics, especially in the area of aging. She has been involved in aging-related issues since 1973 and believes that "doing" ethics is an evolving skill that starts from one's values and stance in the world but does not end there. She also believes that ethical analysis is an engaged enterprise; to try to affect background conditions that help create many problems is the task of the ethicist as citizen. Dr. Holstein writes, teaches, lectures, and conducts training on the subject of ethics and aging.



Mark H. Waymack, Ph.D, is Associate Professor and Co-Director of Graduate Programs in Health Care Ethics in the Philosophy Department of Loyola University Chicago. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in Loyola University's Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Policy, as well as an Adjunct Associate Professor in Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, in the Program for Medical Humanities and Bioethics. He is the co-author, with George Taler, MD, of Medical Ethics and the Elderly (1988), and the author of numerous articles in bioethics, ethics and aging, and the history of ethics. He has been an active member of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities as well as the American Society for Aging.

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
2
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
1
1 star
0
See all 3 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

By Terri on June 26, 2014
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This is ridiculous. The book is so highlighted that I can hardly read "my version" of it. And I got to pay $56.00 for it???? You had a 4.7 rating! Please send me a new one that "isn't" all marked up.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By Elise Munsey on October 28, 2013
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This book is a very good book. It outlined ethics, specifically elderly issues. Death, dying, ethical care, it covers it all. It was a current account of the struggles we are facing today with elderly care. I would highly recommend this book to health care professionals or people who care for the elderly.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By Vala on December 19, 2014
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Great price
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?