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Ethnicity and Old Age: Expanding Our Imagination

Sandra Torres


This book’s starting point is the notion of theorising and the fact that, because scholarship at the intersection of ethnicity, race and old age has stagnated, we are in dire need of inquiries that focus on the context of discovery. The author argues that our scholarly imagination about this intersection needs to be developed now that the globalisation of international migration and transnationalism have increased the ethno-cultural diversity of our ageing populations. Through a scoping review of the last twenty years of research and theunderstandings of ethnicity and race that informs it, the ... More

Keywords: Ethnicity, Race, Old age, Ageing, Migration, Diversity, Health inequalities, Health and social care, Social relations, Caregiving

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781447328117
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447328117.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sandra Torres, author
Uppsala University