HM 44100 Social Policy in Gerontology

This course focuses on the political forces that shape official policies toward aging in America at all levels of government, with emphasis on federal policies. Through the use of selected examples, the students will examine the impact of political-vested interested in shaping the enactment and implementation of legislation for the elderly. Topics include retirement income, housing subsidies, age discrimination, the Older Americans Act, and state and local programs. Lab fee may be required.




ENGL 17000.