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Life's career--aging : cultural variations on growing old / edited by Barbara G. Myerhoff, Andrei Simić.

; Simić, Andrei
Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, [1978] .
ISBN 0803908679, 9780803908673

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Other Authors Myerhoff, Barbara G.
Simić, Andrei.
Subjects Aging -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.
Aging -- Social aspects.
Aging.
Études transculturelles.
Old age.
Vieillesse.
Vieillissement -- Aspect social.
Series Cross-cultural research and methodology series.
Description 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1978]
©1978
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-249).
Contents Introduction : Aging and the aged in cultural perspective / Andrei Simic -- Old age in a life-term social arena : some Chagga of Kilamanjaro in 1974 / Sally Falk Moore -- Winners and losers : aging Yugoslavs in a changing world / Andrei Simic -- Youth and aging in central Mexico : one day in the life of four families of migrants / Carlos G. Vélez -- A symbol perfected in death : continuity and ritual in the life and death of an elderly Jew / Barbara G. Myerhoff -- El senior citizens club : the older Mexican-American in the voluntary association / José Cuellar.
Genre Cross-cultural studies.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3274330
(OCoLC)ocm03274330
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