By George Maddox PhD, M. Powell Lawton PhD
This quantity of the once a year assessment focuses recognition accurately on teh ignored documentation and explaination of heterogeneity of ways humans get older inside society. THe society of exact curiosity is the us in fairly fresh many years, even supposing a few of the chapters contain istructive comparisons with different societies.
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Whatever role such processes play, few would claim that they could ever offer anything approaching a complete account for the phenomenon of aged heterogeneity. The age trajectories of individuals 20 ORIENTATIONS contain elements of volition, imaginative spontaneity, and chance that are not reducible to deterministic processes. As Maddox (1987) notes, luck, or chance, will remain an enduring aspect of attempts to account for the patterning of age-related phenomena, constituting a third perspective on the phenomenon of aged diversity.
Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 8, 1988: Varieties of Aging by George Maddox PhD, M. Powell Lawton PhD