Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Work presents a compassionate and illuminating update on ethnicity in this area of social work. This fine book looks at such topics as the relationship between white aged clients and non-white paraprofessional workers, minority elder maltreatment, the utilization of social services by the Mexican-American Elderly, the neglected Asian-American Elderly, public policies and services in Japan, and more.
Table of Contents
Contents An Anguished Relationship: The White Aged Institutionalized Client and the Non-White Paraprofessional Worker
- Autobiographical Notes of a Young-Old European-American Ethnic Social Gerontologist
- “Around the Verge of Parting Life”: Hobart Jackson, The Stephen Smith Home, and Black Gerontology
- Public Policies and Services for the Aged in Japan
- Minority Elder Maltreatment: Ethnicity, Gender, Age, and Poverty
- Retired Israeli Social Workers: Work, Volunteer Activities, and Satisfaction Among Retired Professionals
- The Utilization of Social Services by the Mexican-American Elderly
- Asian-American Elderly: A Neglected Minority
- Self-Help: Model for Strengthening the Informal Support System of the Hispanic Elderly
- Older Americans Act Related Homebound Aged: What Difference Does Racial Background Make?
- Reference Notes Included