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Age through Ethnic Lenses: Caring for the Elderly in a Multicultural Society
     

Age through Ethnic Lenses: Caring for the Elderly in a Multicultural Society

by Laura Katz Olson
 

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An ever-more diverse America is getting older, but American policies are not growing with the needs of our ethnic and aging society. Age Through Ethnic Lenses explores the distinct characteristics and unique social, political, economic, and cultural situations of America's aged, while highlighting the common needs and objectives among all aging Americans. With

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An ever-more diverse America is getting older, but American policies are not growing with the needs of our ethnic and aging society. Age Through Ethnic Lenses explores the distinct characteristics and unique social, political, economic, and cultural situations of America's aged, while highlighting the common needs and objectives among all aging Americans. With portraits of Asians, Latinos, individuals of European and African origins, Native Americans, Socio-religious groups, women, gay men and women, and the rural aged, this book broadens our perspective on the issues of long-term care, and provides a valuable guide for future public policy as we enter the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742569638
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/11/2001
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,040,843
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Laura Katz Olson is professor of political science at Lehigh University.

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