The meaning and process of aging and the roles and statuses of the aged in a variety of modern and historical cultures. A comparison of social policies concerned with aging in different countries.
Instructor: Ann Marie Powers
Prerequisites: 6 h from SOCI 1006, 1106, or 6 hrs from 1013/1023/1033/1113 or equivalent.
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace
In this course, you'll explore the influence of ethnicity, national origin, and culture on individual and population aging.
You will build your understanding of both how old age is defined differently across cultures, and of the unique experiences of older immigrants to Canada.