Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations

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Toshio Tatara
Psychology Press, 1999 - Family & Relationships - 247 pages
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Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations is an especially valuable and unique contribution to the field because most of the chapters are written by minority researchers and based upon studies within their own indigenous communities across the United States. Major sections of the book deal with specific racial/ethnic populations: African American, Hispanic, Asian American, and Native American. The book concludes with discussions of the overall impact of elder abuse on all populations, culturally specific outreach programs, and a synthesis of current knowledge on minority elder abuse. An authoritative resource, Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations is for all caregivers dealing with minority elders.
 

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Contents

Toshio Tatara
1
References
8
1ntroduction
15
Recommendations for Working with Black Elders
21
Elder Maltreatment in the African American Com
27
Conclusions
45
Tar
49
Outreach to African Americans
58
Elder Abuse and Neglect Among the Korean
109
1mplications and Conclusion
115
Core Category Dimension and Conditions
124
Discussion
136
Patterns of Abuse Among Native American
143
Native American Elder Abuse and Cultural Diversity
149
Conclusion
156
Sociohistorical Overview
162

Appendix
64
Findings
71
1ssues in the Provision of AdultProtective Ser
79
Ongoing Efforts to improve Cultural Competence
90
Legislation
100
ELDER ABUSE 1N MULT1CULTURAL PERSPECT1VE
185
Elder Abuse
221
Concluding Remarks
239
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Tatara-National Center on Elder Abuse, Washington, DC

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