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Title Cross-cultural communication and aging in the United States / edited by Hana S. Noor Al-Deen ; foreword by Jennings Bryant.

Published Mahwah, N.J. : Erlbaum, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.260973 CROS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series LEA's communication series.
LEA's communication series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Foreword / Jennings Bryant -- I. Perspectives in Cross-Cultural Communication and Aging. 1. Aging and the Elders From a Cross-Cultural Communication Perspective / L. Brooks Hill, Larry W. Long and William R. Cupach. 2. Older Women As Cultural Figures in Aging / Enid J. Portnoy. 3. Aging and Infotainment Technologies: Cross-Cultural Perspectives / Norbert Mundorf, Jennings Bryant and Winifred Brownell -- II. Cross-Generational Communication and Aging. 4. Pidgin To Da Max: A Bridge Toward Satisfying Cross-Generational Communication Among the Hawaiians / Diane M. Kimoto. 5. Trends in Cross-Generational Communication Among Arab Americans / Hana S. Noor Al-Deen. 6. Mentoring Across Generations: Culture, Family, and Mentoring Relationships / Pamela J. Kalbfleisch and Arlyn Anderson -- III. Cross-Cultural Communication and Aging within Organizational Settings.
7. Cultural Views and Stereotypes of Aging in American Organizations / Larry W. Long, Daniel A. DeJoy and Manoocher N. Javidi [et al.]. 8. The Nursing Home and Retirement Community: A Cross-Cultural Communication Perspective / Christi L. Grooters, L. Brooks Hill and Penelope N. Long. 9. The Dilemma of Oklahoma Native American Women Elders: Traditional Roles and Sociocultural Roles / Lynda Dixon Shaver -- IV. Popular Culture and Aging. 10. Images of Elders in Traditional Literature / Carole E. Tallant. 11. Searching for the Fountain: Models of Aging in Contemporary Self-Help Literature / Thomas J. Darwin. 12. Young by Day: The Older Person on Daytime Serial Drama / Mary Cassata and Barbara J. Irwin. 13. The Image of Aging in Television Commercials: An Update for the 1990s / Wendy J. Hajjar -- Epilogue / Hana S. Noor Al-Deen.
Summary This volume focuses on older Americans in various communicative contexts within the framework of their cultures. This book is designed as a reader or supplementary text for college students in communication, gerontology, anthropology and sociology.
Other author Noor Al-Deen, Hana S.
Subject Older people -- Communication -- United States.
Minority older people -- United States.
Intercultural communication -- United States.
Intergenerational relations -- United States.
Older people in popular culture -- United States.
Cultural pluralism -- United States.
Variant Title Cross cultural communication and aging in the United States.
ISBN 0805822941 (c : alk. paper)
080582295X (p : alk. paper)