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The Cultural Context of Aging

Worldwide Perspectives
Second Edition

by Jay Sokolovsky

  • 293 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Bergin & Garvey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Elderly,
  • Older people,
  • Social Gerontology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Gerontology,
  • Social Science / Gerontology,
  • Aging,
  • Cross-cultural studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages608
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8267848M
    ISBN 100897894529
    ISBN 109780897894524

    Ethics in a Multicultural Context provides strategies for critical decision making in multicultural settings. Utilizing extensive case studies, authors Sherlon P. Pack-Brown and Carmen Braun Williams present a comprehensive exploration of counseling ethics in a cultural context. Social Psychology and Cultural Context is the first survey of social psychology to integrate cross-cultural issues. This book not only utilizes several variants of the construct of subjective culture but also reflects the current state of affairs in the social domain of cross-cultural psychology. Written by world-renowned specialists, the.

    What Are Social Context and Historical Context? Credit: Gwydion M. Williams/CC-BY Social context is how the people surrounding something affect and interpret something, and historical context is the broader cultural environment of a topic or piece, which includes how time affects the importance of something. Cowritten by a noted theologian and an expert in the fields of social work and gerontology, this interdisciplinary book assesses our current cultural context and the challenges and opportunities we face. The authors show us that seniors aren't the problem. They are the solution.

    I just arrived from Delhi to L.A. last night, so my cultural antennae are rather sharper than usual. Here are a few thoughts taken from the most trivial exchanges in the last few hours already. At the grocery store I went to at midnight, I passed. The larger cultural context is the image of aging at all levels of society. We are not living in a cocoon at HILR. We are not living in a cocoon at HILR. Although there are many kinds of programs for older adults, courses and other learning activities that confront the dilemmas and transitions of aging are generally not available.


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