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    Eastern Michigan University
  Feb 25, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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AGIN 219 - Around the World in 80 Years: Adult Development Across Culture | GEGA

Through the study of adult development, students will consider how the aging of the world’s population is affecting diverse cultures, societies - and families - across the globe. Issues of social justice and empowerment related to population aging will be addressed, particularly the social, economic, political and policy consequences.

Credit 3 hrs May not be repeated for additional credit
Grade Mode Normal (A-F) Course Rotation Fall

Cross-Listed with SOCL 219 

This Global Awareness  course offers students the opportunity to examine diverse cultures and countries through a social and demographic reality shared across the world: population aging. While variances exist in lifespan, every society, and every country - whether industrialized Western or least industrialized African or Asian- is faced with the circumstance of adults living longer than ever before in their history. How each culture has historically dealt with and currently deals with its again population, as well as aging individuals, offers a lens for considering the diversities and commonalities of societies around the world. Through the study of again issues of global relations, social justice, and empowerment will be addressed, particularly the social, economic, political and policy consequences.
Previously listed as GERT 219
Equivalent Courses SOCL 219

Updates Course Rotation added 9/2014, Edited create under 7/2014; Prefix change 1/2013

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