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PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT A BID IF YOU DO NOT HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH GRADUATE-LEVEL WRITING. MUST FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS MUST BE FOLLOWED, AND NO PLAGIARISM. USE THE SOURCES INCLUDED. AND ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS TO DISCUSSION OR ASSIGNMENT.  There are 2 discussion included with 300 words each
Discussion 1

Core Tenets of Modernization Theory [WLO: 1] [CLOs: 1, 3, 4]

Based on the assigned readings, briefly describe the core tenets of modernization theory and identify and describe specific ways in which modernization has or is challenging normative beliefs about aging. Respond by Day 3. Post should be at least 300 words

Discussion 2

Reflection and Analysis [WLOs: 2, 3] [CLOs: 1, 3, 4]

Based on the assigned readings and your own critical reflection and analysis, explain the importance of utilizing an interdisciplinary approach integrating multiple perspectives, theories, and models into applied social gerontology. Include in your discussion an analysis of any gaps in knowledge and practice for responding to the needs of an aging population. Respond by Day 3. Post should be at least 300 words.

Required Resources
Text
Bengtson, V. L., Gans, D., Putney, N. M., & Silverstein, M. (Eds.). (2016). 

Handbook of theories of aging

 (3rd ed.). Springer. 
· Chapter 1: Theories of Aging: Developments Within and Across Disciplinary Boundaries
· Chapter 2: Concepts and Theories of Age and Aging
 
Recommended Resources
Web Page
Hurst, M. (n.d.). 
Theories of aging: Structural-functional, symbolic-interaction, & social conflict (Links to an external site.)
. Retrieved from https://study.com/academy/lesson/theories-of-aging-structural-functional-symbolic-interaction-social-conflict.html