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Baby boomers of color : implications for social work policy and practice

Author: Melvin Delgado
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]
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Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs, policies, and services. The absence of data is a testament to the invisibility of baby boomers of color in society and deeply affects the practice of social work and other helping professions that require  Read more...
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Delgado, Melvin.
Baby boomers of color
(DLC) 2014014340
(OCoLC)882620070
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Delgado
ISBN: 9780231538428 0231538421
OCLC Number: 892244358
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 277 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Table of Contents; Preface; Part 1. Setting the Context; 1. Overview; 2. Two Perspectives on Baby Boomers; 3. Baby Boomer Demographic Profile and Trends; 4. A Demographic Focus on Baby Boomers of Color; 5. Health Needs; 6. Financial Indicators; Part 2. Cultural Assets; 7. Baby Boomer Assets: A Conceptual Foundation; 8. Family-Focused Assets; 9. Neighborhood/Community-Focused Assets; Part 3. Implications for Policy; 10. Classification of Asset-Driven Interventions; 11. Policy, Practice, and Research Implications; Epilogue; References; Index.
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