Samanta, Tannistha

Cross-Cultural and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives in Social Gerontology

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Table of contents

Part I. Frameworks and Integrative Approaches

1. Bridging the Gap: Theory and Research in Social Gerontology
Tannistha Samanta

2. Who Will Care for the Elder Caregiver? Outlining Theoretical Approaches and Future Research Questions
Subharati Ghosh, Benjamin Capistrant, Greta Friedemann-Sánchez

3. Social Psychology and Gerontology: Integrating Theory to Explain and Intervene in Age Discrimination Towards Older People in Europe
Sibila Marques, Christin-Melanie Vauclair, Hannah J. Swift, Christopher Bratt, Maria Luísa Lima, Dominic Abrams

Part II. Culture, Contexts and Aging

4. Aging and Subjectivity: Ethnography, Experience and Cultural Context
Jason Danely

5. Neoliberalism and Resilience Among Older Yoruba People in a Semiurban Community, South West Nigeria
Ojo Melvin Agunbiade, Akanni Ibukun Akinyemi

6. Social Capital, Interrupted: Sociological Reflections from Old Age Homes in Ahmedabad, India
Tannistha Samanta, Jagriti Gangopadhyay

7. Engaging the Future as Ethnographic Object: Japan’s Aging Society Crisis, Ontogenesis and Cybernetics
Ender Ricart

Part III. Health and Well Being

8. Antecedents of Subjective Wellbeing Among Older Adults in Kerala
S. Irudaya Rajan, Anusmita Devi, Tannistha Samanta, S Sunitha

9. Early Life Critical Transitions in the Relationship Between Current Life Stressors and Depressive Symptoms Among Community-Residing Older Lebanese Adults
May H. Aydin, Abla Mehio Sibai, Anthony Rizk

10. Analysis of Perceived Health Status Among Elderly in India: Gender and Positional Objectivity
Zakir Husain, Dona Ghosh

11. The Relationship Between Spatial Activity and Wellbeing-Related Data Among Healthy Older Adults: An Exploratory Geographic and Psychological Analysis
Michal Isaacson, Hans-Werner Wahl, Noam Shoval, Frank Oswald, Gail Auslander

12. The Changes of Disability-Free Life Expectancy and Inter-Generation Support for the Elderly in China: 2005–2010
Wei Guo

13. Elderly Inpatient Care Utilization and Financing in India: Is There a Gender Difference?
William Joe, Abhishek Kumar, Udaya Shankar Mishra

Keywords: Social Sciences, Aging, Geriatrics/Gerontology, Developmental Psychology

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