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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. Cross-Listed with SOCL 219 

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

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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.
Keywords: Global Awareness (GEGA)  , gerontology , aging , Sociology 

Equivalent Courses: SOCL 219
Updates: Course Rotation added 9/2014; Change to dept. 7/2014; Change to prefix 1/2013

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