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Aging, race & culture

Aging, race & culture

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Published by American Association of Homes for the Aging in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Old age homes -- United States.,
    • Older people -- United States -- Social conditions.,
    • Discrimination in housing -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by Geralyn Graf Magan.
      ContributionsMagan, Geralyn Graf., American Association of Homes for the Aging.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1465 .A35 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination77 p. ;
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3512358M
      ISBN 10094377411X
      LC Control Number82072776
      OCLC/WorldCa9154424

      In June , Camille Peri and Kate Moses launched the daily website Mothers Who Think on for women who, like themselves, were starved for smart, honest stories about motherhood -- personal and intimate stories that went beyond tantrum control and potty training to grapple with the profound issues that affect women and their children. Like the online site, their bestselling, American. As Riley () notes, aging is a lifelong process and entails maturation and change on physical, psychological, and social levels. Age, much like race, class, and gender, is a hierarchy in which some categories are more highly valued than others. For example, while many children look forward to gaining independence, Packer and Chasteen (

      RACE/ETHNICITY. Unlike sex, race is not firmly biologically based but rather is a “construct of human variability based on perceived differences in biology, physical appearance, and behavior” ().According to Shields and colleagues (),. with the exception of the health disparities context, in which self-identified race remains a socially important metric, race should be avoided or used Cited by: 2. The Longevity Book is a great follow up to Diaz's The Body Book. It picks up with the question of just what happens over time. The book even starts with a plea to be proud of our ages. We are taking better care of ourselves, benefitting from medical and technological advances, and living longer than ever/5.

        Stereotypes of old age, whether positive or negative, do real harm in the real world, argues Lynne Segal, the author of “Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing” (). The Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity and Culture will provide a valuable tool for scholars, students, professionals and policy makers. It will help undergraduate and graduate students to use conceptual material effectively to write better essays, and will be an essential source of reference in the professional fields, particularly for social.


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