Aging: Ethnicity and Gender Issues

Elvia R. Krajewski-Jaime (ed.)

Published by Aging & Society, a book imprint by Common Ground Publishing

Format Price
Book: Electronic $US15.00
Book: Print $US40.00

This book is ideal for students in the health and human service professions. It focuses on the field of aging and it examines ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation, areas that are recognized by gerontologists as critical in understanding the social and behavioral factors that influence the life course of individuals as they age. The book addresses five major ethnic groups: Asian American, African American, Arab American, Hispanic/Latino American, and Native American, and it provides a broad knowledge base of the issues, needs, concerns, and strengths of these rapidly growing older populations. This book was written by scholars from different universities, of different ages, different ethnicities, and of different disciplines, such as the fields of sociology, social work, social welfare, anthropology, criminology, and nursing.

Book: Electronic (PDF File; 5.881MB). Book: Print (Paperback). Published by Aging & Society, a book imprint by Common Ground Publishing.

Dr. Elvia R. Krajewski-Jaime

Professor, School of Social Work, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA

Elvia R. Krajewski-Jaime, Ph.D., is a professor of social work at Eastern Michigan University. Her teaching, scholarship, and practice efforts have been focused in the area of aging, particularly with culturally diverse populations. She holds a baccalaureate degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in social administration from Temple University, and a Ph.D. in social work from the University of Texas at Austin.