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Themes and issues in sociological theories of human aging. Human Development, 13, 17-27. Maddox, G. L. (1987). Aging differently. The Gerontologist, 27(5), 557-564. Maddox, G. , & Campbell, R. (1985). Scope, concepts, and methods in the study of aging. In R. Binstock & E. ), Handbook of aging and the social sciences (pp. 3-31). New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. 34 ORIENTATIONS Maddox, G. , & Douglass, E. (1974). Aging and individual differences: A longitudinal analysis of social, psychological, and physiological indicators.

From the vantage point of science, however, luck represents what cannot be explained, even probabilistically. It therefore must remain the explanation of last resort. The task of social scientists is to discover the extent to which the diversity of the aged can be accounted for in terms of orderly conditions and processes. " This discussion is also relevant to concepts such as probabilistic epigenesis, which has recently been proposed as a general perspective for approaching issues of individual development and aging (Featherman & Lerner, 1985).

K. (1982). Hard times in women's lives: Historical influences across forty years. American Journal of Sociology, 88, 241-269. Elder, G. , Liker, J. , & Jaworski, B. J. (1984). Hardship in lives: Depression influences from the 1930s to old age in postwar America. In K. McKluskey & H. ), Life-span developmental psychology: Historical and generational effects (pp. 161-201). Orlando, FL: Academic Press. D. (1981). Men at midlife. Boston: Auburn House. Featherman, D. L. ( 1980). Schooling and occupational careers: Constancy and change in worldly success.

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