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Aging & cultural diversity

new directions and annotated bibliography

by Heather Strange

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Published by Bergin & Garvey Publishers in South Hadley, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Older people -- Cross-cultural studies -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Other titlesAging and cultural diversity.
    StatementHeather Strange, Michele Teitelbaum & contributors.
    GenreBibliography.
    ContributionsTeitelbaum, Michele.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN485 .S77 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 350 p. ;
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2710846M
    ISBN 100897891031
    LC Control Number86003571

    Diversity Explosion is an accessible, richly illustrated overview of how unprecedented racial change is remaking the United States once again. It is an essential guide for political strategists. In book: Current and Emerging Trends in Aging and Work, pp This chapter reviews and synthesizes the literature on aging, age diversity, and age heterogeneity in .

    Women were not allowed to vote in the United States until Gay and lesbian couples have been denied the right to marry in some states. Racism and bigotry are very much alive today. Although cultural diversity is supposedly valued in the United States, many people still frown upon interracial marriages.   Aging and Diversity Online boxes interspersed throughout the book provide internet resources that readers may use to find new research and publications. Suggested readings and audiovisual resources given at the end of each chapter serve as a guide to additional information on topics covered in the : Taylor And Francis.

      Link to book: The Politics of a Majority-Minority Nation: Aging, Diversity, and Immigration (Springer Publishing Company)Abstract "As the twin demographic shifts of population aging and diversity speed forward in America, it is hard to imagine a timelier or more needed work." - Paul Irving, Chairman, Milken Institute Center for the Future. The Award for Excellence in Multicultural Aging recognizes organizations that have demonstrated high-quality, innovative programs enhancing the lives of a multicultural aging population. The nominee organization or program must be an ASA and NOMA member; their program should have a successful track record, and have been in existence for at least one year.


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"Aging and Diversity: An active learning experience (3rd ed.)" Mehrotra, C.M., & Wagner, L.S. New York: Routledge. This new and fully revised edition addresses key topics in diversity and aging, discussing how the aging experience is affected by not only race and ethnicity but also gender, religious affiliation, social class, rural-urban community location, and sexual.

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