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The cultural context of aging : worldwide perspectives

Jay Sokolovsky (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
Print Book, English, 2020
Fourth edition View all formats and editions
Praeger, Santa Barbara, California, 2020
Cross-cultural studies
liii, 707 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
9781440852015, 9781440858260, 1440852014, 1440858268
Part I. A global vision of aging, culture, and context
part II. The life course and intergenerational ties in cultural and global context
part III. Aging, globalization, and societal transformation
part IV. Cultural diversity and the ethnic dimension in aging : culture, context, and creativity
part V. Age-friendly communities, kinscripts, families, and elderscapes : transforming cultural spaces for aging
part VI. The quest for Gerontopia : culture and health in late life