The Cultural Context of Aging

The Cultural Context of Aging

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The new edition of Sokolovsky's unique text explores a wide variety of cultural issues worldwide that impact aging issues, from perception and valuation of the elderly to homelessness, caregiving, assisted suicide, psychological support, and responses to those with dementia. This third edition includes twenty-five new chapters as well as special student resources, data from the most recent studies, a guide to Internet sites, and a bibliography of related readings. Especially useful for students across majors from anthropology and psychology to social work, nursing, and medicine, the new edition fully updates and expands on the award-winning second edition, about which the journal Contemporary Gerontology wrote: qI marvel at the extent to which Sokolovsky has made The Cultural Context of Aging user€œQuanmin jianshen jihua gangyaoa€ [Outline of Nationwide Physical Fitness Program]. Steggerda, M. ... Steyn, H. P. 1994. ... lib/723210130204959623/_Files/TheColorofCommunity.pdf.

Title:The Cultural Context of Aging
Author:Jay Sokolovsky
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2009


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