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Life's career--aging : cultural variations on growing old

Author: Barbara G Myerhoff; Andrei Simić
Publisher: Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, ©1978.
Series: Cross-cultural research and methodology series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The book could open up a fruitful controversy in social gerontology and should become part of the library of every social gerontologist' -- Contemporary Sociology'A unique contribution to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Life's career--aging.
Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, ©1978
(OCoLC)644205784
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara G Myerhoff; Andrei Simić
ISBN: 0803908679 9780803908673
OCLC Number: 3274330
Description: 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Aging and the aged in cultural perspective / Andrei Simic --
Old age in a life-term social arena : some Chagga of Kilamanjaro in 1974 / Sally Falk Moore --
Winners and losers : aging Yugoslavs in a changing world / Andrei Simic --
Youth and aging in central Mexico : one day in the life of four families of migrants / Carlos G. Vélez --
A symbol perfected in death : continuity and ritual in the life and death of an elderly Jew / Barbara G. Myerhoff --
El senior citizens club : the older Mexican-American in the voluntary association / José Cuellar.
Series Title: Cross-cultural research and methodology series.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara G. Myerhoff, Andrei Simić.
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