skip to content
Handbook of minority aging Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Handbook of minority aging

Author: Tamara A Baker; Keith E Whitfield
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This text provides up-to-date, multidisciplinary, and comprehensive information about aging among diverse racial and ethnic populations in the United States. It is the only book to focus on paramount public health issues as they relate to older minority Americans, and addresses social, behavioral, and biological concerns for this population. The text distills the most important advances in the science of minority  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of minority aging.
New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2014]
(OCoLC)853521299
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tamara A Baker; Keith E Whitfield
ISBN: 9780826109637 0826109632
OCLC Number: 824733896
Description: xviii, 570 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. Psychology of minority aging --
Psychology: rising as a discipline to meet the challenges of an aging, increasingly diverse society --
Minority aging before birth and beyond: lifespan and intergenerational adaptation through positive resources --
Social relationships and health among minority older adults --
Religion and spirituality among older African Americans, Asians, and Hispanics --
Stress, discrimination, and coping in late life --
Correlates of cognitive aging in racial/ethnic minorities --
part II. Public health/biology --
Introduction: minorities, aging, and health --
Race/ethnicity and disability among older Americans --
Race/ethnicity, mortality and longevity --
What does knowing about genetics contribute to understanding the health of minority elders? --
Minority elders: nutrition and dietary interventions --
Two approaches to developing health interventions for ethnic minority elders: from science to practice and from practice to science --
Structural and cultural issues in long-term services and supports for minority populations --
Does healthcare quality contribute to disparities? An examination of aging and minority status issues in America --
part III. Social work of minority aging --
Introduction: social work and minority aging --
End-of-life care among older minorities --
Aging in place --
Racial/ethnic minority older adults in nursing homes: need for culturally competent care --
The complexities of caregiving for minority older adults: rewards and challenges --
Older adults of color with developmental disabilities and serious mental illness: experiences and service patterns --
The productive engagement of older African Americans, Hispanics, Asians and Native Americans --
The older Americans act and the nexus of aging and diversity --
Part IV. Sociology of minority aging --
Introduction: sociology of minority aging --
The demography of minority aging --
Social networks and minority elders --
Informal social support networks of African Americans, Latino, Asian Americans and Native American older adults --
The ethnography of ethnic minority families and aging: familism and beyond --
Intersections among gender, race, and ethnicity: implications for health --
Understanding age at onset and self-care management to explain racial and ethnic cardiovascular disease disparities in middle- and older-age adults --
Age in place and place in age: advancing the inquiry on neighborhoods and minority older adults --
Work and retirement --
Public policy, the welfare state, and older minority Americans --
Medicare and health care utilization.
Responsibility: editors, Tamara A. Baker, Keith E. Whitfield ; volume associate editors, Cleopatra M. Abdou [and others].

Abstract:

This text provides up-to-date, multidisciplinary, and comprehensive information about aging among diverse racial and ethnic populations in the US. It is the only book to focus on paramount public  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/824733896> # Handbook of minority aging
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "824733896" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1379545601#Place/new_york_ny> ; # New York, NY
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1379545601#Topic/minority_groups> ; # Minority Groups
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85085816> ; # Minorities--United States
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.60973/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1379545601#Place/forenta_staterna> ; # Förenta staterna.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1023088> ; # Minorities
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1379545601#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1379545601#Topic/aging_ethnology> ; # Aging--ethnology
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/800327> ; # Aging--Psychological aspects
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1379545601#Topic/aldrandet> ; # Åldrandet
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002207> ; # Aging--Psychological aspects
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1379545601#Topic/minoriteter> ; # Minoriteter
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1379545601#Topic/etniska_grupper> ; # Etniska grupper
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1379545601#Topic/aldre> ; # Äldre
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1379545601#Topic/aging_psychology> ; # Aging--psychology
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/268077614> ; # Keith E. Whitfield
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/299024491> ; # Tamara A. Baker
   schema:copyrightYear "2014" ;
   schema:datePublished "2014" ;
   schema:description "Part I. Psychology of minority aging -- Psychology: rising as a discipline to meet the challenges of an aging, increasingly diverse society -- Minority aging before birth and beyond: lifespan and intergenerational adaptation through positive resources -- Social relationships and health among minority older adults -- Religion and spirituality among older African Americans, Asians, and Hispanics -- Stress, discrimination, and coping in late life -- Correlates of cognitive aging in racial/ethnic minorities -- part II. Public health/biology -- Introduction: minorities, aging, and health -- Race/ethnicity and disability among older Americans -- Race/ethnicity, mortality and longevity -- What does knowing about genetics contribute to understanding the health of minority elders? -- Minority elders: nutrition and dietary interventions -- Two approaches to developing health interventions for ethnic minority elders: from science to practice and from practice to science -- Structural and cultural issues in long-term services and supports for minority populations -- Does healthcare quality contribute to disparities? An examination of aging and minority status issues in America -- part III. Social work of minority aging -- Introduction: social work and minority aging -- End-of-life care among older minorities -- Aging in place -- Racial/ethnic minority older adults in nursing homes: need for culturally competent care -- The complexities of caregiving for minority older adults: rewards and challenges -- Older adults of color with developmental disabilities and serious mental illness: experiences and service patterns -- The productive engagement of older African Americans, Hispanics, Asians and Native Americans -- The older Americans act and the nexus of aging and diversity -- Part IV. Sociology of minority aging -- Introduction: sociology of minority aging -- The demography of minority aging -- Social networks and minority elders -- Informal social support networks of African Americans, Latino, Asian Americans and Native American older adults -- The ethnography of ethnic minority families and aging: familism and beyond -- Intersections among gender, race, and ethnicity: implications for health -- Understanding age at onset and self-care management to explain racial and ethnic cardiovascular disease disparities in middle- and older-age adults -- Age in place and place in age: advancing the inquiry on neighborhoods and minority older adults -- Work and retirement -- Public policy, the welfare state, and older minority Americans -- Medicare and health care utilization."@en ;
   schema:description "This text provides up-to-date, multidisciplinary, and comprehensive information about aging among diverse racial and ethnic populations in the United States. It is the only book to focus on paramount public health issues as they relate to older minority Americans, and addresses social, behavioral, and biological concerns for this population. The text distills the most important advances in the science of minority aging and incorporates the evidence of scholars in gerontology, anthropology, psychology, public health, sociology, social work, biology, medicine, and nursing. Additionally, the book incorporates the work of both established and emerging scholars to provide the broadest possible knowledge base on the needs of and concerns for this rapidly growing population. -- Provided by publisher."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1379545601> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/853521299> ;
   schema:name "Handbook of minority aging"@en ;
   schema:productID "824733896" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/824733896#PublicationEvent/new_york_ny_springer_2014> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1379545601#Agent/springer> ; # Springer
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780826109637> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/824733896> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1379545601#Place/forenta_staterna> # Förenta staterna.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Förenta staterna." ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002207> # Aging--Psychological aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Aging--Psychological aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85085816> # Minorities--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Minorities--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1023088> # Minorities
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Minorities"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/800327> # Aging--Psychological aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Aging--Psychological aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/268077614> # Keith E. Whitfield
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1962" ;
   schema:familyName "Whitfield" ;
   schema:givenName "Keith E." ;
   schema:name "Keith E. Whitfield" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/299024491> # Tamara A. Baker
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Baker" ;
   schema:givenName "Tamara A." ;
   schema:name "Tamara A. Baker" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780826109637>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0826109632" ;
   schema:isbn "9780826109637" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/853521299>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Handbook of minority aging." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/824733896> ; # Handbook of minority aging
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.