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Handbook of research on multicultural perspectives on gender and aging

Author: Rekha Pande; Th van der Weide
Publisher: Hershey, PA : IGI Global, Information Science Reference, [2018]
Series: Advances in human and social aspects of technology book series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the topic of cultural perspectives on aging and gender from various points of view. It analyzes the 'midlife' issues, the physical aspects of aging, and the emotional value in the context of the culture in which people are living"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Handbook of research on multicultural perspectives on gender and aging.
Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, [2018]
(DLC) 2017033301
(OCoLC)1003489367
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rekha Pande; Th van der Weide
ISBN: 9781522547730 1522547738
OCLC Number: 1039081492
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Section 1. Theories and policies. Chapter 1. Quality of life and aging of women ; Chapter 2. Policies, programs, and schemes for the elderly in India: a critical review ; Chapter 3. Sustainable development plan for aging world population: challenges and way forward --
Section 2. Physical impacts of aging. Chapter 4. Impact of widowhood and disability among elderly ; Chapter 5. Dementia: a capability deprivation for elderly women in India ; Chapter 6. Feminization of old age and experiences of subalternity: the socio-cultural dynamics of inclusion exclusion in urban India ; Chapter 7. Self-esteem during the ageing process ; Chapter 8. The interplay of biological and socio environmental factors in aging and disorders in women --
Section 3. Cultural impacts of aging. Chapter 9. Demographic transition in India: issues and concerns ; Chapter 10. Religiosity and attitude in the face of death in Brazilian elderly ; Chapter 11. Gender dimensions of aging among indigenous people: a case study on Khasi indigenous group in Bangladesh ; Chapter 12. That's my space: ageing, gender, and survival in Ugandan theatre ; Chapter 13. Getting old in little lhasa: experiences of aging in Dharamsala ; Chapter 14. Women, ageism, and sexism: changing paradigms --
Section 4. Social impacts of aging. Chapter 15. The forgotten widows of Vrindavan in India ; Chapter 16. Socio-psychological complexities of aging in Hill areas of Upper Kedar Valley of Indian mid-central Himalayas ; Chapter 17. Concerns of elderly women's wellbeing: some policy issues ; Chapter 18. Gendered understanding of disability and aging: a North Indian context ; Chapter 19. Gender and elderly care in Africa: a challenge to religious institutions ; Chapter 20. Rice plus and family solidarity: rural Cambodian widows' economic coping practices.
Series Title: Advances in human and social aspects of technology book series.
Other Titles: Research on multicultural perspectives on gender and aging
Responsibility: [edited by] Rekha Pande, Theo van der Weide.

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"This book explores the topic of cultural perspectives on aging and gender from various points of view. It analyzes the 'midlife' issues, the physical aspects of aging, and the emotional value in the context of the culture in which people are living"--

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