Decrepitude and death-hastening: the nature of old age in third world societies
Studies in Third World Societies • Vol/Iss. 22 • Published In • Pages: 43--65 •
By Glascock, Anthony P.
The presence of old age distinctions and death-hastening behavior will be associated with less complex societies. The presence of supportive treatment of the aged wil be associated with more complex societies (54).
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Death-hastening/ Supportive Behavior||Dependent||Status And Treatment Of The Aged|
|Differentiation Among "old Age Category"||Dependent||Senescence|
|Social Comlexity||Independent||Food Quest, Annual Cycle, Diet, Classes|