The Gift of Generations: Japanese and American Perspectives by Akiko Hashimoto

By Akiko Hashimoto

The reward of Generations is a comparative examine of getting older and the social agreement in Japan and the us. through the use of unique, systematically related information accumulated in those international locations, the publication explores the several cultural definitions of vulnerability and giving, and the methods they form and constrain the social suggestions of routinizing supporting preparations. The e-book succeeds in interweaving the idea and perform of the social agreement by means of constructing the concept that of symbolic fairness.

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Women in Later Life (Growing Older) by Haleh Afshar, Myfanwy Franks, Mary Ann Maynard, Sharon Wray

By Haleh Afshar, Myfanwy Franks, Mary Ann Maynard, Sharon Wray

"The authors argue that a lot of the study into later existence has overlooked ethnic and cultural edition. Their objective is to aid us to appreciate what's vital in older women's lives throughout more than a few ethnic teams. they've got definitely accomplished this in what's a readable and designated research in their findings. hugely recommended."
Nursing Standard

"…the first e-book to comprehensively research the lives of older ladies from ethnic minorities within the united kingdom in addition to non-migrant White girls. The authors draw on huge qualitative study to supply novel methods of the priorities and issues of older girls, supplying insights into what complements their caliber of lifestyles. Mary Maynard and associates have written a very good book... ladies in Later existence might be crucial interpreting for college kids on undergraduate and postgraduate classes on gender, ethnicity and later life."
Sara Arber, collage of Surrey

"…what is it prefer to be an older individual and, quite, an older girl? This rigorously crafted and wide-ranging booklet seeks to reply to this question…The publication reminds us that age is a social build, one that profoundly dangers girls. For minority ethnic ladies, the place this ebook makes a major contribution to a principally unexplored territory, the placement is much more dire. The authors have unfolded a major region of coverage, demonstrating, regardless of the rhetoric of presidency, how badly we deal with our elders."
Professor Gary Craig, college of Hull

Britain, besides different Western and industrialized international locations, has an growing old inhabitants. We already reside in a single of the demographically oldest societies to have ever existed and the inhabitants goes to grow old. by means of 2020 it really is anticipated that one 3rd of the inhabitants might be elderly over 50. moreover, older girls outnumber older males, seeing that males are likely to die at a more youthful age than women.

within the educational mainstream really little is understood approximately older girls from minority ethnic groups. This groundbreaking ebook relies on interviews and concentration teams with girls of alternative backgrounds and ethnicities whose lives illustrate the power of personality and optimism that experience usually enabled them to pass though tough instances yet who, generally, view later existence positively.

In looking to comprehend the relationships among age, gender and ethnicity, the authors concentrate on a few key subject matters together with:

  • Family and networks
  • Health and health
  • Religion, religion and spirituality
  • Income, pensions and housing
  • The that means of identification and existence path occasions
  • Death and loss of life Women in Later Life might be key interpreting for college students and practitioners with an curiosity in gender and/or concerns surrounding later life.
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    Ethics and Ageing: The Right to Live, the Right to Die by James E. Thornton, Earl R. Winkler

    By James E. Thornton, Earl R. Winkler

    < !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2//EN"> This booklet is a crucial and well timed examine problems with ethics in getting older. It displays the complexity of those questions, yet develops them in terms of a unmarried basic topic: that of the involvement of the aged within the layout of social coverage and the examine which impacts them. ethical difficulties regarding the aged are many-faceted. actual figuring out and social reaction call for a few integration of expertise, sensibility, and information supplied through various views. Ethics and Aging contains viewpoints from gerontology, philosophy, legislation, theology, sociology, psychology, medication, nursing, and economics.

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    Handbook on Ethical Issues in Aging by Tanya F. Johnson

    By Tanya F. Johnson

    Johnson addresses moral matters in getting older in a number of contexts—the social cultural setting, actual overall healthiness care, psychological overall healthiness care, social healthiness care, felony care, and non secular care. simply because long term getting older has created a brand new new release of older adults, a few new matters are rising which must be addressed from a moral perspective—elder abuse, health professional assisted suicide, dementia, intergenerational fairness, guardianship, and residing wills. quite a lot of specialists together with physicians, philosophers, legal professionals, social staff, nurses, sociologists, public future health individuals, theologians, historians, and ethicists proportion their insights at the moral concerns and dilemmas older adults in American society are dealing with or tend to face over the lifestyles direction. Of curiosity to undergraduate and graduate school and scholars in sociology, social paintings and social companies practitioners, policymakers, and educational libraries.

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    Older Workers in Europe by Anthony Chiva, Jill Manthorpe

    By Anthony Chiva, Jill Manthorpe

    This interesting booklet brings jointly a very different selection of insights, from quite a lot of specialists. A large assessment is created via the foreword, from Jumbo Klercq. This units the scene for the next chapters which research extra particular ways and methods of tackling age variety and getting old within the office. A key contribution, by way of Sarah Harper, analyses the examine and proof on components which effect on older staff. this can be complemented by way of an exploration of older employees’ attitudes to paintings in line with basic examine undertaken by means of Stephen McNair and Mat Flynn. Chiva and Manthorpe additionally contain examples of leading edge perform in operating with members, employers and intermediaries and have contributions from researchers within the united kingdom, France, Poland, Spain and Norway. Older employees in Europe is perfect for college students of gerontology, social coverage, sociology and human source administration. it is going to even be of curiosity to coverage makers and pros operating within the fields of employment and assistance, coverage, economics, labour strength improvement and learn.

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    Finding Meaning in Life, at Midlife and Beyond: Wisdom and by David Guttmann

    By David Guttmann

    Having been mentored via Viktor E. Frankl, the founding father of logotherapy, Emeritus Professor David Guttmann authored this publication so common readers could comprehend this method of discovering which means in lifestyles on the aspect whilst so much folks commence deeply thinking about over that query, at midlife and past. particularly these days of a number of calls for on our time and possible continuous duties, we too frequently locate that it is just while the dirt settles, after a piece day or paintings week, or maybe after retirement, once we start to ask yourself: what's the that means of existence? the aim? This ebook is a brand new millennium enterprise into these questions and their solutions utilizing logotherapy, written via a sage understudy who remembers Frankl, together with his logotherapy, because the epitome of his idea even at eighty years outdated, clever and witty, exuding an power, enthusiasm and younger spirit that belied his years via a long time. getting older doesn't cut back our strength, our strength, and our quest for all times, yet reshapes it with new understandings, targets, and wishes. yet, says Guttmann, we are living in a technical and machine-based international now, during which there's a hazard of wasting our souls. the following, readers discover a new, artistic viewpoint on getting older and a clean non secular outlook.This e-book could be of curiosity not just to basic readers, specially these at midlife and past, but in addition to their households, pals, and scholars or pros within the assisting professions. This certain paintings offers wisdom to discover which means in existence derived from the fields of philosophy, psychology, faith and gerontology, with case illustrations and vignettes to provide readers either highbrow excitement and functional suggestions.

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    Growing Old in an Older Brazil: Implications of Population by Michele Gragnolati, Ole Hagen Jorgensen, Romero Rocha, Anna

    By Michele Gragnolati, Ole Hagen Jorgensen, Romero Rocha, Anna Fruttero

    Brazil is in the course of a profound socioeconomic transformation pushed by way of demographic switch. due to profound adjustments in mortality and, specifically, fertility during the last 4 a long time the inhabitants at older a long time then all started to extend, a development that might develop into extra and extra speedy as time progresses. whereas it took greater than a century for France’s inhabitants, elderly sixty five and above, to extend from 7 to fourteen percentage of the complete inhabitants, an identical demographic swap will happen within the subsequent twenty years in Brazil (between 2011 and 2031). The aged populations could be greater than triple in the subsequent 4 a long time, from below 20 million in 2010 to nearly sixty five million in 2050. at the one facet, those shifts in inhabitants age constitution will bring about great extra monetary pressures on publicly financed well-being care and pensions, in addition to sizeable rate reductions in monetary pressures for publicly financed schooling. Public transfers in Brazil were very powerful in lowering poverty between the aged in either city and rural components. in spite of the fact that, with out significant adjustments, the getting older of the inhabitants will placed a pressure at the present process that would lead to a few severe trade-offs with outcome for poverty between different susceptible teams and for the expansion customers of the rustic. One the opposite aspect, given the powerful organization among people’s fiscal habit and the lifestyles cycle, adjustments in the inhabitants age constitution have a tremendous effect on monetary improvement. This e-book investigates the effect of demographic adjustments on a number of dimensions of the Brazilian economic climate and society. It does so in a entire and systematic method that captures the vast complexity of concerns, from financial development to poverty, from public financing of social providers and transfers to reductions, from employment to overall healthiness and long term care, and their interrelations.

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    Working with Older People (The Social Work Skills Series) by John Harris, Visit Amazon's Denise Tanner Page, search

    By John Harris, Visit Amazon's Denise Tanner Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Denise Tanner,

    Operating with older humans has turn into an more and more vital a part of social paintings schooling and perform. no matter if learning group care, grownup providers, human progress and improvement, or social paintings strategies and interventions, this ebook may be a necessary resource of data and aid. operating with Older humans offers a framework of information, abilities and values pertinent to qualifying social paintings classes and the hot post-qualifying award in Social paintings with Adults, together with dialogue of: principles approximately human improvement and theories of older age laws, social coverage and social welfare abilities for operating with older humans review and care making plans partnership operating. Written by way of skilled educators and practitioners, this key textual content allows person or staff studying via positive factors resembling targets for every bankruptcy, case experiences and extra studying feedback. there are many actions during the booklet and the ultimate bankruptcy comprises tips that could think of for the entire actions. it is going to be crucial interpreting for social paintings scholars and certified social employees.

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    Delmar's geriatric nursing care plans by Sheree Raye Comer

    By Sheree Raye Comer

    Deal with your aged sufferers with compassion, competence, and sound nursing ability. Delmar's Geriatric Nursing Care Plans, 3rd version, presents exact info for nurses taking good care of the getting older inhabitants. The expanding variety of geriatric sufferers and the various parts of care supply (home, medical institution, long term care facility, retirement group, and outpatient clinics) suggest that hugely expert and useful nursing care is a needs to. all of the details had to strengthen particular and powerful nursing care plans for the main commonly-seen problems is incorporated during this hassle-free source. Care plans solicit particular sufferer facts and recommended the consumer to customise the interventions and assessment the patient's person responses to care supplied.

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