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1st Edition

Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Work

ISBN 9780866566469
Published March 16, 1987 by Routledge
156 Pages

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Book Description

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

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