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New PDF release: Handbook of Minority Aging

By Keith Whitfield PhD

ISBN-10: 0826109632

ISBN-13: 9780826109637

"The array of issues lined is astounding, making this publication a important, major source for plenty of disciplines...This multidisciplinary evaluate of the literature on minority getting older provides the scholarship with regards to public healthiness and 'social, behavioral, and organic matters' of elderly minorities like no different e-book. Graduate scholars will surely be well-served by means of this booklet, as might school educating getting older at either undergraduate and graduate levels...Highly recommended."--Choice: present reports for tutorial Libraries

"…while practitioners of gerontology, kinfolk drugs, and any expert taken with the care of the aged will locate a few functional tips within the moment a part of the booklet, it is going to rather earn a spot at the bookshelf of a person and everybody with an curiosity in US sociology and the advance of public coverage for the aged. With the overall getting older of the inhabitants and the book’s accentuation of present concerns, this remarkable assessment becomes an necessary tool."Healthy getting older Research

This textual content offers updated, multidisciplinary, and entire information regarding getting older between diversified racial and ethnic populations within the usa. it's the basically publication to target paramount public future health matters as they relate to older minority american citizens, and addresses social, behavioral, and organic issues for this inhabitants. The textual content distills an important advances within the technology of minority getting older and accommodates the facts of students in gerontology, anthropology, psychology, public well-being, sociology, social paintings, biology, medication, and nursing. also, the publication contains the paintings of either confirmed and rising students to supply the broadest attainable wisdom base at the wishes of and matters for this swiftly transforming into inhabitants.

Chapters specialize in topic components which are well-known as being serious in figuring out the health of minority elders. those comprise sociology (Medicare, SES, paintings and retirement, social networks, context/neighborhood, ethnography, gender, demographics), psychology (cognition, rigidity, psychological wellbeing and fitness, character, sexuality, faith, neuroscience, discrimination), medicine/nursing/public overall healthiness (mortality and morbidity, incapacity, healthiness disparities, long term care, genetics, nutritional concerns, overall healthiness interventions, actual functioning), social paintings (caregiving, housing, social companies, end-of-life care), and plenty of different themes. The publication makes a speciality of the wishes of 4 significant ethnic teams: Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, African American, and local American.

Key Features:

  • Provides present, finished information regarding minority getting older via a multidisciplinary lens
  • Integrates info from students in gerontology, anthropology, psychology, public healthiness, sociology, social paintings, biology, drugs, and nursing
  • Emphasizes the vital public health and wellbeing concerns relating minority elders
  • Offers “one-stop procuring” concerning the improvement of a considerable wisdom base approximately minority aging
  • Includes contemporary revolutionary study relating the social, cultural, mental and wellbeing and fitness wishes of aged minority adults within the US

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