Aging and Diversity: An Active Learning Experience by Chandra M. Mehrotra,Lisa S. Wagner,Stephen Fried,Chandra PDF

By Chandra M. Mehrotra,Lisa S. Wagner,Stephen Fried,Chandra Mehrotra

ISBN-10: 0415952131

ISBN-13: 9780415952132

ISBN-10: 041595214X

ISBN-13: 9780415952149

This new version has been thoroughly rewritten and comprises chapters that tackle key themes in variety and getting older: study equipment, mental getting older; overall healthiness ideals, behaviors, and companies; future health disparities; casual and formal deal with older individuals; paintings and retirement; spiritual association and spirituality; and loss of life, demise, and bereavement. Taking a extensive view of variety, Mehrotra and Wagner speak about components of range similar to gender, race or ethnicity, spiritual association, social classification, rural-urban group place and sexual orientation. together with those components lets them exhibit many of the wealthy complexities of our various tradition - complexities that supply either demanding situations to satisfy the wishes of various inhabitants and possibilities to profit easy methods to reside in a pluralistic society.

Throughout the ebook, Mehrotra and Wagner current up to date wisdom and scholarship in a fashion that engages readers in energetic studying. instead of easily transmitting details, the authors position ongoing emphasis on constructing readers’ wisdom and abilities; fostering greater order pondering and inspiring exploration of non-public values and attitudes.

Distinctive gains of the e-book include:

  • Opening vignettes for every bankruptcy that current a sampling of the way the problems to be mentioned practice to various elders.

  • Active studying reviews that invite readers to interview various elders, behavior web searches, and provides an research of a case study.

  • Quizzes on the finish of the chapters support readers determine the level to which they've got realized the cloth; the foremost for every quiz contains information about right and unsuitable responses in order that extra studying can occur.

  • Aging and variety on-line bins interspersed through the publication supply net assets that readers might use to discover new study and publications.

  • Suggested readings and audiovisual assets given on the finish of every bankruptcy function a consultant to more information on issues coated within the bankruptcy.

This method of providing the fabric might help the readers comprehend and follow key ideas and rules in ways in which won't purely increase the lives of older humans they serve, yet also will improve their very own getting older experience.

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