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The cultural context of aging : worldwide perspectives / Jay Sokolovsky, editor.

Sokolovsky, Jay, (editor.).


"From the laughing clubs of India and robotic granny minders of Japan to the "Flexsecurity" system of Denmark and the elderscapes of Florida, experts in this collection bring readers cutting-edge and future-focused approaches to our aging population worldwide"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781440852015
  • ISBN: 1440852014
  • ISBN: 9781440858260
  • ISBN: 1440858268
  • Physical Description: liii, 707 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: Fourth edition.
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A global vision of aging, culture, and context -- The life course and intergenerational ties in bultural and global context -- Aging, globalization, and societal transformation -- Cultural diversity and the ethnic dimension in aging: culture, context, and creativity -- Age-friendly communitites, kinscripts, families, and elderscapes: transforming cultural spaces for aging -- The quest for gerontopia: culture and health in late life.
Subject: Older people > Cross-cultural studies.
Aging > Cross-cultural studies.
Aging > psychology.
Social Change.
Cultural Characteristics.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library HQ 1061 .C85 2020 30775305562994 General Collection Available -

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