Rural Elderly in America

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Focus of this book is with the rural aged, nationally and internationally. This group is thought to, because of age and place, 'lag behind' in a modernizing or modern society, causing them to be ignored in social scientific literature. The book builds a foundation of knowledge about a population which relatively little is known. In addition the information about the elderly will serve as a test of a major thesis in sociology and anthropology concerning the adaptation of groups to social change.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Family Life

Chapter 3: Economy

Chapter 4: Health and Healthcare

Chapter 5: Religion

Chapter 6: Needs and Social Services

Chapter 7: A New Paradigm

Appendix: References

Subject Index

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