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Ethnic dimensions of aging

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Published by Springer Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Minority older people -- United States,
    • Old age,
    • Ethnicity -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonald E. Gelfand, Charles M. Barresi, editors.
      SeriesSpringer series on adulthood and aging ;, v. 18
      ContributionsGelfand, Donald E., Barresi, Charles M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U5 E78 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 299 p. ;
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2398658M
      ISBN 10082615610X
      LC Control Number87028611

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Ethnic Dimensions of Aging [E. Percil Stanford] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Research and the ethnic dimensions of aging --Two worlds in conflict: the elderly Hmong in the United States / Christopher L.

Hayes --Age and religious commitment in the American-Jewish community / Cary S. Kart --Amish families in later life / Timothy H. Brubaker and Carol M. Michael --Ethnicity in the informal networks of older sunbelt migrants: a case history of the Finns in. Ethnic Dimensions of Aging, Donald E.

Gelfand and Charles M. Barresi (Editors), New York: Springer Publishing Company, $ - Volume 8 Issue 3 - Ethnic dimensions of aging book B. Bond. Aging and Ethnicity: Toward an Interface provides a framework for Ethnic dimensions of aging book in aging and ethnicity.

This book examines the ethnic factor and its importance for the study of the elderly. Organized into five chapters, this book begins with an overview of the general demographic characteristics underlying the social structure of the ethnic elderly.

Later chapters in this book will continue to highlight various dimensions of racial and ethnic inequality. Although Table “Selected Indicators of Racial and Ethnic Inequality in the United States” shows that African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans fare much worse than whites, it presents a more complex pattern for Asian Americans.

Selected characteristics are presented for Whites, Blacks, Hispanics and Asian and Pacific Islanders. The effects of SES racial differences are reflected in a review of health data on the minority elderly, including survival to age 65 and 85 yrs, and death and disease rates.

Heritage refers to ethnicity, ancestry, religion and culture. ETHNICITY is a common way to define people by ethnic group. The five ethnicities that are most identified are: 1. African Americans or black people 2.

Asians 3. Europeans, Caucasians or white people 4. Latinos or Hispanics 5. Understanding how race and ethnic group status, along with Ethnic dimensions of aging book related issue of culture, shape the experience of aging itself remains an elusive but worthwhile goal.

Keywords Ethnic Group Residential Segregation African American Population Ethnic Cited by:   Graydon, Shari, I Feel Great About By Hands: And Other Ethnic dimensions of aging book Joys of Aging Green, Brent, Generation Reinvention Grossman, l, Coming to Terms with Aging Hanson, Amy, Baby Boomers and Beyond: Tapping the Ministry Talents and Passions of Adults over 50 Heilbrun, Carolyn G., The Last Gift of Time:Life Beyond Sixty; Hill, Robert D, Seven Strategies for Positive Aging.

Dimensions of Aging and Belonging for the Older Person and the Effects of Ageism Laurence C. Nolan Follow this and additional works at: Part of theElder Law Commons,Family Ethnic dimensions of aging book Commons,Family, Life Course, and Society Commons, and theGeriatrics Commons.

Eileen M. Crimmins, Mark D. Hayward, and Teresa E. Seeman. Mounting evidence indicates that racial/ethnic differences in morbidity and mortality are tied to socioeconomic resources (Hayward, Crimmins, Miles, and Yu, ; Williams and Collins, ).Largely because Ethnic dimensions of aging book data availability, most of this evidence is based on the health experiences of blacks and whites, with much less Cited by: The aggregate demographic features that drive global aging are discussed.

Current patterns and future trends in low-income countries with respect to three dimensions of aging: health; Ethnic dimensions of aging book and Ethnic dimensions of aging book and living arrangements and transfers are shown.

How practitioners can maintain awareness of multicultural health issues in the aging population: race, ethnicity, language, gender, socio-economic status, physical ability, sexual orientation, education, location of residence and religion/spirituality should be considered.

Resource includes journal articles, books, online resources and information for families. Aging and Ageism: Cultural Influences. Learning Objectives. By the end of this chapter, you should be able to do the following: • Define ageism and identify positive and negative aging myths.

• Explain the ways in which ageism impacts older adults and everyone. • Discuss three theoretical approaches that help explain Size: 1MB. DEFINITION AND DIMENSIONS OF ETHNICITY: A THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK by Wsevolod W. Isajiw University of Toronto Paper presented at "Joint Canada-United States Conference on theMeasurement of Ethnicity", Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, April 2, Published in Challenges of Measuring an Ethnic World: Science.

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“Spirituality is a vital part of aging and this book is a comprehensive resource providing both theoretical and clinical insight to understand the complex aspects of spirituality for older people.

Given the continuing increase in the population of older adults from varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds and the spiritual and religious. Historically, Canada has been a nation of immigrants, with % of its citizens being foreign born.

Most immigrant research addresses the issues of integration and adjustment of young and adult immigrants, with little work on aging. There are numerous books on immigrants and books on aging, but there are few that have considered the topics of both diversity and aging.

Books shelved as aging: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande, Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout, Water for Elephants by. If there is a causal relationship between perceptions of aging and healthy aging (such as hypothesized by Levy, ), racial/ethnic differences in age-expectations may help identify at-risk groups for interventions to improve perceptions of aging and subsequently improve health (e.g., targeting Latino age-expectations to reduce depression).Cited by: 4.

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Perceptions of aging influence societal behaviors and expectations towards older people (e.g., Pasupathi & Löckenhoff, ) as well as older adults’ well-being and coping with the aging process (e.g.

Levy, ; Levy & Myers, ).The majority of studies in this field have focused on individual differences in perceptions of aging within (mostly Western) cultures, but there is Cited by: The book focuses on the needs of four major ethnic groups: Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, African American, and Native American.

Key Features: Provides current, comprehensive information about minority aging through a multidisciplinary lens/5(3). Reducing Racial and Ethnic Inequality. End-of-Chapter Material. Chapter 4: Gender Inequality. Chapter Introduction. Understanding Sex and Gender.

Feminism and Sexism. Dimensions of Gender Inequality. Violence against Women: Rape and Sexual Assault. The Benefits and Costs of Being Male. Reducing Gender Inequality. End-of-Chapter Material. The Growing Need for Psychological Services for Older Adults 2 The Interface Between Physical and Mental Health Care such as those living in poverty and some ethnic and racial groups.

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The main emphasis is on highlighting the ways in which ethnic cultural homogeneity and ‘otherness’ is often assumed in research involving older people from ethnic minority backgrounds, and how wider societal inequalities are concomitantly (re)produced, within (and through) research itself – for example, based on narrowly defined research Cited by: The process of aging is receiving an increasing amount of attention from behavioral scientists.

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In the Second Edition, Gelfand devotes greater attention to the impact of immigration on the United States and provides a useful model for providers working with older persons from diverse ethnic backgrounds. Based on Census data, this edition conPrice: $ aging among diverse racial and ethnic populations in the United States.

In its 33 chapters, written by 69 contributing authors, the book focuses on the needs of four major racial and ethnic groups: Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, black/African American, and Native American.

The book. People with mixed heritage may be susceptible to skin conditions or markers of aging typical of a different ethnicity than that to the ethnicity that they might self-identify with.

In the study, the vast majority of the volunteers were found to be mixed, at least when looked at a. Ethnicity as a dynamic life course process, shaped by contextual and historical dimensions, and personal meaning processes are highlighted.

Supported by NIH# RAG This chapter reports on finding from a study of ethnic older men, aged 65 an older (Jewish, Irish, and Italian) who were widowed from 2 to 8 years after a long-term by: Get this from a library. Ethnic patterns of adaptation to aging: social, psychological, and health dimensions: a comparison of Choctaw Indians, Delta Blacks, and Appalachian whites.

[Eunice R McCulloch; Mary F Futrell; Mississippi State University. Social Science Research Center.; United States. Administration on Aging.].

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