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Ethnicity and aging : theory, research, and policy / Donald E. Gelfand, Alfred J. Kutzik, editors ; with 25 contributors.

; Kutzik, Alfred J ; National Conference on Ethnicity and Aging (1978 : University of Maryland)
New York : Springer Pub. Company, [1979] .
ISBN 0826127703, 0826127711

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Other Authors Gelfand, Donald E.
Kutzik, Alfred J.
National Conference on Ethnicity and Aging (1978 : University of Maryland)
Subjects Aging -- United States -- Congresses.
Ethnic Groups -- United States -- Congresses.
Ethnicité -- Congrès.
Ethnicity -- United States -- Congresses.
Geriatrics -- United States -- Congresses.
Older people -- Family relationships -- Congresses.
Older people -- Family relationships.
Older people -- Services for -- United States -- Congresses.
Older people -- Services for.
Older people -- United States -- Congresses.
Older people.
Personnes âgées -- États-Unis -- Congrès.
Personnes âgées -- Relations familiales -- Congrès.
Personnes âgées, Services aux -- États-Unis -- Congrès.
Social Planning -- United States -- Congresses.
United States.
Series Springer series on adulthood and aging ; v. 5.
Description xii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes "Most of the chapters ... originally prepared for the National Conference on Ethnicity and Aging held at the University of Maryland in May 1978."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Contents Introduction : focuses and issues / Donald E. Gelfand and Alfred J. Jutzik -- Theory and policy perspectives -- Ethnicity and aging : problems and issues in current social science inquiry / Vern L. Bengtson -- American social provision for the aged: an historical perspective / Alfred J. Kutzik -- Oh where, oh where has ethnicity gone? / Irving Kenneth Zola -- Reflections on old age, ethnicity, and death / Robert Kastenbaum -- Fatalism in response to stress among the minority aged / Raju Varghese and Fred Medinger -- Culture, ethnicity, and policy for the aged / James E. Trela and Jay H. Sololovsky -- Politics of aging and ethnicity / William Bechill -- [Ethnic families and the aged] -- The informal support system of New York's inner city elderly : is ethnicity a factor? / Marjorie H. Cantor -- Aging in the Chicano context / David Maldonado, Jr. -- Exiled Americans : the plight of the Indian aged in the United States / Marilyn R. Block -- Disengagement and aging among the Issei / Darrel Montero -- Aging in the Jewish family and the Mormon family / Donald E. Gelfand and Jody K. Olsen -- [Research on ethnicity and aging] -- Personality change across the second half of life : findings from a study of Irish, Italian, and Polish-American men and women / Bertram J. Cohler and Morton A. Lieberman -- Use of informal and formal supports by white ethnic aged / David Guttmann -- Emotional needs of elderly Americans of central and eastern European background / Danuta Mostwin -- Well-being and fear of crime among the Black elderly / John Lewis McAdoo -- Future pension status of the Black elderly / Donald C. Snyder -- Health services and the Puerto Rican elderly / Ruth E. Zambrana, Rolando Merino, and Sarah Santana -- Neighborhood capacity building and the ethnic aged / David E. Biegel and Wendy R. Sherman -- Ethnicity as a factor in the institutionalization of the ethnic elderly / Elizabeth W. Markson -- Conclusion : the continuing significance of ethnicity / Doanld E. Gelfand and Alfred J. Kutzik.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5051625
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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