||Hallym International Journal of Aging: Gerontological Research, Policies and Programs in the New Millennium
Hyunsook Yoon and Jon Hendricks
AIMS & SCOPE
Hallym University has been designated by the Korean Government as a university
specializing in studies on aging and has received research funding. For
the first time in Korea, both Undergraduate and Graduate Schools of Hallym
University have established courses on Gerontology and Geriatrics. Hallym
University has become the center for research and education on aging in
The University publishes foreign countries’ research findings in the
field of social and behavioral sciences carried out in Korea and contributes
to enhancing the domestic research level through academic and research
exchanges with foreign scholars. Considering the cultural characteristics
of Asia toward the aged, Hallym University plans to focus research on Family
and Community Care.
ABOUT THE EDITORS
With a graduate degree from the School of Social Work, University of
Washing, Hyunsook Yoon received her doctoral degree in the field of gerontology
at Ewha Women’s University (Seoul, Korea). Starting her professional career
as a social worker for hospitalized elderly and troubled families, Yoon
now teaches social work and gerontology at Hallym University and directs
the gerontology and geriatrics program there.
Jon Hendricks is Associate Provost and Professor of Sociology at Oregon State University. He is a
past-president for the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, and has served as chair for
both Sociology of Aging & the Life Course section, American Sociological Association, and the
Behavioral and Social Sciences section of the Gerontological Society of America. Hendricks has
published extensively in gerontology and is the series editor for the Society and Aging
series (Baywood Publishing Co., Inc.), co-editor-in-chief of Hallym International Journal of
Aging and serves on the editorial boards of four other journals. He is a fellow of the
Gerontological Society of America and Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. He has
received the Distinguished Career Contribution Award as well as the Kalish Innovative Publication
Award from the Gerontological Society of America, and the 2004 Tibbitts Award from the Association
of Gerontology in Higher Education. In 2008 he was named the top-researcher in the Gerontological
Society of America and honored with its Robert Kleemeier Award.
FEATURES & DEPARTMENTS
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Economics,
Social Policy, Social Work, Gerontology, Geriatrics
Professors, researchers, government officials in the field of behavioral
and social sciences.
ABSTRACTED & INDEXED IN
- AgeInfo CD-ROM
- All-Russian Institute of Scientific and Technical Information
- CABI Publishing
- Family Index Database
- Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
- National Information Services Corporation (NISC)
- Political Science and Government Abstracts
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