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Other Cultures, Elder Years

Second Edition


July 1995 | 336 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This fully revised Second Edition of Other Cultures, Elder Years is not only the textbook on the anthropology of aging, but also the most comprehensive, comparative study available on worldwide patterns of ageing.

`Provides an excellent summary of secondary sources, avoiding extensive review of primary research, complicated theory, and methodological issues' - Clinical Gerontologist

 
The Anthropological Perspective
 
Longevity
 
The Life Cycle
 
Status and Family
 
Community Studies
 
Varieties of Aging Experience
 
Ethnic Aged in America
 
Applying Anthropology
Culture, Health, and Aging  
 
The Aged and Cultural Change
 
The Future of Aging in America

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