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Characters The Cultural Context of Aging Worldwide Perspectives Jay Sokolovsky ☆ 7 Free read Characters ñ The Cultural Context of Aging Worldwide Perspectives 107 This volume uses the concept of culture to explore the parameters of aging and being old in a worldwide context thus providing a true cross cultural and ualitative approach to social gerontology Containing both specific case studies and broader analytical articles this revised and expanded second edition focuses on the multitude of cultural solutions societies have available for dealing with the challenges problems and opportunities of growing old Composed almost exclusively of specially commissioned articles the text is organized around six topical areas which cover the major concerns of cross cultural social gerontology Each sectio.

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Characters The Cultural Context of Aging Worldwide Perspectives Jay Sokolovsky ☆ 7 Free read Characters ñ The Cultural Context of Aging Worldwide Perspectives 107 Practical issues relevant to those seeking to pursue a career in the aging field this volume covers policy implications of demographic aging; culture and successful aging; culture and caregiving; gender and aging; grandparenthood and the crisis in urban families; informal social support; homelessness and aging; nursing homes and pet therapy; assisted suicide and death hastening behavior; the aging woman and widowhood; rural aging; self help groups; and the cultural response to Alzheimer's disease This essential text allows students to understand fully how culture can dictate what may appear to be natural responses to elders and aging.

Jay Sokolovsky ☆ 7 Free read

Characters The Cultural Context of Aging Worldwide Perspectives Jay Sokolovsky ☆ 7 Free read Characters ñ The Cultural Context of Aging Worldwide Perspectives 107 N is preceded by an introduction providing a framework for the chapters and highlighting key related issues Also included are state of the art resource guides including Internet sites special student resources data sets and annotated bibliographies of related readingsThe authors come from the fields of anthropology sociology gerontology social work psychology psychiatry and nursing Through explorations of the experiences of real people the contributors illuminate how elders actually live in such places as US urban ethnic enclaves rural Kenya a South Seas island urban China or a New York City women's shelter Dealing directly with key.

  • Paperback
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  • The Cultural Context of Aging Worldwide Perspectives
  • Jay Sokolovsky
  • English
  • 11 December 2020
  • 9780897894531