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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313281259
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/24/1993
Series: Bibliographies and Indexes in Gerontology Series , #21
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

C. NEIL BULL is Interim Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. An Assoicate Professor of sociology there, as well as Principal Investigator at the National Resource Center for Rural Elderly, he has published widely in journals such as Society and Culture and the Journal of Leisure Research.

NANCY D. LEVINE is lecturer in sociology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and local community colleges.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Introduction

General

Statistics and National Databases

Empirical Studies

Social and Psychological Characteristics of Older Volunteers

Motivations

Barriers

Impact of Volunteering on Older People and Volunteers

Settings

Educational Institutions

Health Care Institutions

Religious Institutions

National Programs

Roles for Retired Professionals

Foster Grandparent Program

RSVP

Peace Corps

General Models and Programs

Special Populations

Widows and Widowers

Developmentally Disabled/Visually Impaired

Racial or Ethnic Minorities

Rural

Law Enforcement/Crime Victims

Author Index

Subject Index

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