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Title Caring for the elderly : social gerontology in the Indian context / edited by Tattwamasi Paltasingh, Renu Tyagi
Published Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications India Pvt. Ltd, 2015
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Contents Foreword / by Moneer Alam -- Preface and acknowledgements -- Issues in gerontology: an introduction / Tattwamasi Paltasingh and Renu Tyagi -- Understanding gerontology -- Theories and concepts in gerontology : disciplines and discourses / Tattwamasi Paltasingh -- Social security and economic issues -- Social security for elderly : issues and evidences / Aswini Kumar Mishra -- Tackling poverty in old age / Anupama Datta -- The rights of the elderly and socio-economic security / J. John Kattakayam -- Health issues : dimensions and strategies -- Social context and health status of the older adults in India / Sanjeev Bakshi and Prasanta Pathak -- Ageing and cross-cultural variation in health issues / Satwanti Kapoor, Deepali Verma, Renu Tyagi, N.K. Mungreiphy, Meenal Dhall, Prerna Bhasin, Heemanshu Aurora and Anup K. Kapoor -- Older people with disability : concerns and policies / Indumathi Rao, Tattwamasi Paltasingh and Renu Tyagi -- Prospective approach to healthy ageing / Pawan Kumar and A.M. Khan -- Gender and culture -- Gender sensitive intervention for elderly women / Tattwamasi Paltasingh and Renu Tyagi -- Ageing women in India : policy response / Mala Kapur Shankardass -- Imagining old age : cultural interpretations / Subhadra Mitra Channa -- Positive ageing : outlook and approaches -- Bridging inter-generational gap through school education / A.M. Khan -- Technology support in active ageing / Usha Dixit and V.C. Goyal -- Ageing well and way forward / Renu Tyagi and Tattwamasi Paltasingh -- About the editors and contributors -- Subject index
Summary <P class=""ABOUTBOOKAI""><span>Insights into the different aspects of social gerontology. </span><span>A broad understanding of social gerontology and analyzes concepts of ageism!</span>
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Aging -- Social aspects -- India.
Older people -- Care -- India.
Older people -- India -- Social conditions.
Social gerontology -- India.
Form Electronic book
Author Paltasingh, Tattwamasi, editor
Tyagi, Renu, editor
ISBN 9351502635
9351502643 (electronic bk)
9789351502647 (electronic bk)