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              Books in the Global Perspectives on Aging series

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              Aging in a Changing World: Older New Zealanders and Contemporary Multiculturalism
                

              Aging in a Changing World: Older New Zealanders and Contemporary Multiculturalism (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By George, Molly

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              Challenges simplified images of the old as racist, nostalgic and resistant to change by taking a deeper, more nuanced look at older people's complex relationship with the diversity and multiculturalism that has grown and developed around them.

              ISBN 9781978809406
              Publisher Misc - NZ/SP Publisher
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Global Perspectives on Aging
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              Aging in a Changing World: Older New Zealanders and Contemporary Multiculturalism
                

              Aging in a Changing World: Older New Zealanders and Contemporary Multiculturalism (Hardback)

              By George, Molly

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              Challenges simplified images of the old as racist, nostalgic and resistant to change by taking a deeper, more nuanced look at older people's complex relationship with the diversity and multiculturalism that has grown and developed around them.

              ISBN 9781978809413
              Publisher Misc - NZ/SP Publisher
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Global Perspectives on Aging
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              Aging Nationally in Contemporary Poland: Memory, Kinship, and Personhood
               

              Aging Nationally in Contemporary Poland: Memory, Kinship, and Personhood (Hardback)

              By Robbins, Jessica

              Through intimate portrayals of a wide range of experiences of aging in Poland, Jessica C. Robbins shows that everyday practices of remembering and relatedness shape how older Poles come to be seen by themselves and by others as living worthy, valued lives.

              ISBN 9781978813977
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
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              Series Global Perspectives on Aging
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              Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession: Global Perspectives
               

              Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession: Global Perspectives (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Contributions by Lamb, Sarah; Robbins-Ruszkowski, Jessica; Corwin, Anna; Calasanti, Toni

              Explores how the successful aging movement is playing out across five continents. Contributors investigate a variety of people to offer a fresh look at a major cultural and public health movement of our time, questioning what has become for many a taken-for-granted goaluaging in ...a way that almost denies aging itself.
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              ISBN 9780813585338
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
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              Series Global Perspectives on Aging
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              Changes in Care: Aging, Migration, and Social Class in West Africa
               

              Changes in Care: Aging, Migration, and Social Class in West Africa (Hardback)

              By Coe, Cati

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              As Africa's population ages, the inadequacy of kin care becomes more visible. In Ghana, older people and their allies are developing fragile initiatives and programs beyond the norm of kin care. Changes in Care examines aging in Ghana as a way of understanding the unevenness of s...ocial change more widely.
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              ISBN 9781978823259
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
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              Series Global Perspectives on Aging
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              Ending Ageism or, How Not to Shoot Old People
               

              Ending Ageism or, How Not to Shoot Old People (Hardback)

              By Gullette, Margaret Morganroth

              In Ending Ageism, or How Not to Shoot Old People, award-winning writer and cultural critic Margaret Morganroth Gullette raises urgent legal, economic, educational, esthetic, and ethical issues to show that ageism should be the next social movement of our time.

              ISBN 9780813589299
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
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              Series Global Perspectives on Aging
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              Through Japanese Eyes: Thirty Years of Studying Aging in America
               

              Through Japanese Eyes: Thirty Years of Studying Aging in America (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Tsuji, Yohko

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              Through Japanese Eyes offers an ethnography of aging in America from a cross-cultural perspective based on a lengthy period of research. It illustrates how older Americans cope with the gap between the ideal (e.g., independence) and the real (e.g., needing assistance) of growing ...older, and the changes the author observed over thirty years of research.
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              ISBN 9781978819559
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
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              Embracing Age: How Catholic Nuns Became Models of Aging Well
               

              Embracing Age: How Catholic Nuns Became Models of Aging Well (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Corwin, Anna I.

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              Embracing Age reveals that aging is not only a biological process, but is also shaped by what the process of growing older means to us. By examining Catholic nuns, a group that experiences positive health outcomes in older age, Anna I. Corwin reveals the connections between cultu...re, language, and the experience of aging.
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              ISBN 9781978822276
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
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              Series Global Perspectives on Aging
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              Growing Old in a New China: Transitions in Elder Care
               

              Growing Old in a New China: Transitions in Elder Care (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Keimig, Rose

              An accessible ethnographic exploration of aging and institutional elder care in China today, this book puts older adults at the center of the story. Set within a broader historical narrative of ceaseless change and transition, it explores attempts by elders, family members, careg...ivers, and society to achieve balance and harmony in both life and death.
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              ISBN 9781978813915
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
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              Series Global Perspectives on Aging
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              Through Japanese Eyes: Thirty Years of Studying Aging in America
               

              Through Japanese Eyes: Thirty Years of Studying Aging in America (Hardback)

              By Tsuji, Yohko

              Through Japanese Eyes offers an ethnography of aging in America from a cross-cultural perspective based on a lengthy period of research. It illustrates how older Americans cope with the gap between the ideal (e.g., independence) and the real (e.g., needing assistance) of growing ...older, and the changes the author observed over thirty years of research.
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              ISBN 9781978819566
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
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              Series Global Perspectives on Aging
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