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Social Aging

Description: Book chapter discussing social issues in aging such as structural lag theory, race and ethnic differences in aging, different social roles associated with older adults, and how the role of retirement has changed in recent years.
Date: 2001
Creator: Eve, Susan Brown; Prentice, Sharon; Pruitt, Charlie D. & Torrez, Diana
Partner: UNT Honors College

Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute: Theory and Method in the Cultural Analysis of Collective Action

Description: This book chapter discusses the metaphoric analysis of a shipyard union dispute and the theory and method in the cultural analysis of collective action. Rather than treating grievances and political opportunities, given, and exogenous to organized movement groups, cultural analysts of social movements have recently focused on cognitive and linguistic processes by which factors relevant to collective behavior are themselves interpreted collectively.
Date: February 2009
Creator: Ignatow, Gabriel
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences