As the Leaves Turn Gold: Asian Americans and Experiences of Aging (Hardcover)

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Bandana Purkayastha is professor of sociology and Asian American studies at the University of Connecticut. She is the author of several books, former deputy editor ofGender & Society, and president-elect of Sociologists for Women in Society.Shweta Majumdar Adur is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the University of Connecticut. She holds a Masters in international development from the University of Pittsburgh and a graduate certificate in Asian studies and a masters in sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Miho Iwata is an advanced graduate student in sociology at the University of Connecticut with a graduate certificate in women’s studies.Ranita Ray is an advanced graduate student in sociology at the University of Connecticut.Trisha Tiamzon is earning her Ph.D. in sociology and a certificate in women’s studies at the University of Connecticut.
As the Leaves Turn Gold focuses on the experiences of aging among women and men of Asian origin—both immigrants and citizens—in the contemporary U.S. Drawing on interviews and survey data, the book discusses the experiences of different groups of Asian Americans to analyze how ideologies, interactions, and institutional arrangements shape racialized, gendered, and classed aging in contemporary America.

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ISBN 9781442209114
Genre SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Format Hardcover
Pages 172
Publisher Date 2012-08-02 00:00:00.0
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Copyright Year 2012
Height 9.0 in
Wdth 6.0 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.95 lb
Language English
Subtitle Asian Americans and Experiences of Aging
Series Name Diversity and Aging
Audience College/higher education
Authors Purkayastha, Bandana
Country of Origin United States

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