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No Aging in India

Alzheimer"s, The Bad Family, and Other Modern Things

by Lawrence Cohen

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Elderly,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • India,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Gerontology,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7710941M
    ISBN 100520224620
    ISBN 109780520224629


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No Aging in India is written about a different place, different friends, and different memories and lapses of memory, but its earliest roots lie in my coming of age in Canada and the United States, in my witnessing the emergence of the age of Alzheimer's in North America. "No book in medical anthropology No Aging in India book "No Aging in India in its extraordinary richness of ethnographic detail.

A feast of stories, lives, and theory--it contains such a thickness of social experience that the reader feels he or she has become a part of India's local worlds/5(2). India, the world’s second most populous country, has experienced a dramatic demographic transition in the past 50 years, entailing almost a tripling of the population over the age of 60 years (i.e., the elderly) (Government of India, ).

This pattern is poised to continue. It is projected that the proportion of Indians aged 60 and older will rise from % in to % in Cited by: No Aging in India: Alzheimer's, The Bad Family, No Aging in India book Other Modern Things. UC Press E-Books Collection, formerly eScholarship Editions Home Search Browse: Print View: Search within this book Bookbag About Us Help: No Aging in India: The Ground Of The Argument: Acknowledgments: Introduction: One Orientations: Two Alzheimer's.

Population Aging in India: Facts, Issues, and Options* India, one of the world’s two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes.

Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of adults aged 60 and up, in both absolute and relative terms.

ThisFile Size: KB. From the opening sequence, in which mid-nineteenth-century Indian fishermen hear the possibility of redemption in an old woman's No Aging in India book, No Aging in India captures the reader with its interplay of story and analysis.

Drawing on No Aging in India book than a decade of ethnographic work, Lawrence Cohen links No Aging in India book detailed investigation of mind and body in old age in four neighborhoods of the Indian city. In India, contemporary master narratives frame aging not in terms of biology, but in terms of the decline of the joint family.

Senility -understood locally as a "hot-minded," "weak-brained," or "sixtyish" state -points to a Bad Family, transpir- ing when an old person does not receive familial support, service (seva), and respect. No Aging in India 作者: Lawrence Cohen 出版社: University of California Press 副标题: Alzheimer's, The Bad Family, and Other Modern Things 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Source: Sharma, S.P.

& Peter Xenos. ‘Ageing in India: Demographic background and analysis based on census materials’ Occasional paper No. 2 ofOffice of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India, New Delhi, (4).

Such changes are not without consequences to the living conditions and well-being of this population Size: 66KB. No Aging in India 作者: Lawrence Cohen 出版社: University of California Press 副标题: Alzheimer's, The Bad Family, and Other Modern Things 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: Lawrence Cohen, No Aging in India: Alzheimer's, the Bad Family, and Other Modern Things.

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press,XXVI + : John Traphagan. We need to accommodate the needs of elders without their asking, and we can't do that until we understand what aging is all about." M.C.

Bhandari, president of Bharat Nirman (Build India) and editor of Mystic India, echos the ideal for elders, "Our scriptures state that whatever thought that you have in the last moments influences your next birth.

"No Aging in India deserves to be a classic in the anthropological literature on aging." Pankaj Mishra, Times Literary Supplement "This is a book that ventures where other anthropological writing has feared to tread, becoming the formidable. Get this from a library.

No aging in India: Alzheimer's, the bad family, and other modern things. [Lawrence Cohen] -- Cohen draws extensively on years of fieldwork, especially with families and institutions in the Indian city of Varanasi (Banaras). He links the everyday politics of when and how old persons are.

Get this from a library. No aging in india: alzheimer's, the bad family, and other modern things. [Lawrence Cohen]. In the forthcoming decades, there will be a tremendous increase in the number of elderly in India, with their rate of increase being faster than that of the total population.

How is the country going to manage this huge elderly population, given its poor resources and standard of living. What are the issues involved in this challenge. This article briefly discusses some of Cited by:   It is expected to rise to BOLD Vol.

24 No. 4 August – page 5 Abstract This paper gives an overview of the situation of older persons (60+) in India with a special focus on demographic, psycho-social and policy issues related to the elderly in India.

Demographics of Population Ageing in India 2 1. Introduction A major emerging demographic issue of the 21st century is the ageing of population as an inevitable consequence of the demographic transition experienced by most by: 5. Although adult health and ageing is a subject that is increasingly being investigated, there are currently no comprehensive and internationally comparable survey data in India that cover and connect the full range of topics necessary to understand the economic, social, psychological, and health aspects of adults and the ageing process.

A total solution of the problems of old age, for ageing gracefully, was conceived in the concept of Vanprasth Ashram in time tested culture of India. It finds place in the Vedas and Smriti texts; A person after fulfilling the responsibilities of a householder, was expected to take recourse to the life of a Vanprasth for about 25 : Priya Devi.

No aging in India: the uses of gerontology. Cohen L(1). Author information: (1)Department of Anthropology, Harvard University. This paper develops a critique of international gerontology through an ethnography and analysis of gerontological practice in India.

The central theme of Indian gerontology - that of an imminent demographic and social Cited by: According to the census, India has million people over the age of 65, a number second only to China. While this accounts for only 8% of the population, the number is expected to double by In Indian culture it is considered immoral and cruel to neglect the needs of one’s elders, making caregiving in India a highly important task.

Mentalities On Aging. Society in the Western world has no tolerance for the aged, only for the young. Therefore, the aged and the aging must look out for themselves and guide society into a new and mature outlook as to their value to society as senior citizens within society. In the Western world, the elderly are not respected.

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