Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Work

By Rose Dobrof

© 1987 – Routledge

156 pages

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Hardback: 9780866566469
pub: 1987-03-16
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About the Book

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gerontology