Date of Award

8-1963

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Master of History

Abstract

Until recent years the aged citizens of our population have been neglected as a topic of study, even though other segments have been the center of extensive surveys and have received a great deal of attention from social workers, socially conscious individuals in many walks of life, as well as scientists and lawmakers.

The sociologists, whose concern is the study of human society, believe that there are two possible reasons for the neglect of the aged as a special topic of study, "First it has been only recently that this category of people has composed any appreciable percentage of the total population of this country. Even now, in the total world population, the aged are of little statistical importance. Second, it will be noted that the categories which have come into the public eye for study are primarily those which seem to constitute problems in the American society.

Committee Chair/Advisor

Norman Johnson

Committee Member

Leroy Moore

Committee Member

Leroy Moore

Publisher

Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College

Rights

© 2021 Prairie View A & M University

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Date of Digitization

2/10/2022

Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View

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