Aging and Health: Perspectives on Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and Class / Edition 1

Aging and Health: Perspectives on Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and Class / Edition 1

by Kyriakos S. Markides
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803932073

ISBN-13: 9780803932074

Pub. Date: 06/01/1989

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Aging and Health gathers and reviews available research and literature on how social structural variables influence the health of middle-aged and older Americans. Chapters focus on gender, class and racial-ethnic differences, specifically considering Blacks, Hispanics and Navajos. Contributors present and evaluate data on mortality and life expectancy, major causes

Overview

Aging and Health gathers and reviews available research and literature on how social structural variables influence the health of middle-aged and older Americans. Chapters focus on gender, class and racial-ethnic differences, specifically considering Blacks, Hispanics and Navajos. Contributors present and evaluate data on mortality and life expectancy, major causes of death, and the prevalence and incidence of major chronic diseases.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803932074
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/01/1989
Series:
SAGE Focus Editions Series , #104
Pages:
256

Table of Contents

Aging, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Class and Health - Kyriakos S Markides
A Conceptual Overview
Gender, Aging and Health - Lois M Verbrugge
Class, Aging and Health - Charles F Longino, George J Warheit and Julie Ann Green
Physical Health Conditions of Middle-Aged and Aged Blacks - Jacquelyne Johnson Jackson and Charlotte Perry
Aging and Health among Southwestern Hispanics - Kyriakos S Markides, Jeannine Coreil and Linda Rogers
Aging and Health Among Navajo Indians - Stephen J Kunitz and Jerrold E Levy

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