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By Robert L. Rubinstein

This ebook was once conceived as a venture of the organization for Anthropology and Gerontology, a multidisciplinary and foreign association, shaped in 1978, that's devoted to the exploration and realizing of getting older inside and around the variety of human cultures. the viewpoint of the organization is holistic, comparative and overseas. club is drawn from either educational and utilized sectors and comprises the social and organic sciences, drugs, city making plans, coverage reports, social paintings and the improvement, management and provision of providers for the elderly. information regarding club can be received from Dr. Eunice Boyer, division of Sociology and Anthropology, Carthage university, Kenosha, Wisconsin WI, 53141 united states. Vll ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS In a collective firm equivalent to this, there are lots of those that have helped us alongside the way in which. Many individuals of the organization for Anthropology and Gerontology and lots of different colleagues gave us suggestion, learn and commented on drafts of papers and differently supported this undertaking. The editors and person authors wish to recognize the next for his or her help and support; Baine B. Alexander, Steve Albert, C. C. Ballew, Diana Bethel, Jacob Climo, Ann Dill, Jean De Rousseau, Nancy Foner, Doris Francis, Mel Goldstein, Ralph Garruto, Tony Glascock, Charlotte Ikels, Sharon Kaufman, Jeanie Kayser-Jones, S. Loth, Mark Luborsky, Linda Mitteness, Corinne Nydegger, J. D. Pearson, David Plath, J. P. Ritchie, Phil Stafford, Rachael Stark, Maria Vesperi, Marjorie Schweitzer, Jay Sokolovsky, Toni Tripp Reimer, Martin Whyte, and Connie Wolfsen. ix ROBERT L.

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