Worlds of Difference
Inequality in the Aging Experience
- Eleanor Palo Stoller - Case Western Reserve University, USA
- Rose Campbell Gibson - Anthropology, University of Michigan, Emeritus
July 1999 | 376 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This collection of readings presents a variety of perspectives on ageing from different communities across the United States: Native American, Puerto Rican, African American, the elderly homeless, white working class, gay and Mexican amongst many others. The readings cover topics such as: life course; social and psychological contexts of ageing; paid and unpaid activity; the American family; and health.