The Resource Baby boomers of color : implications for social work policy and practice, Melvin Delgado, (electronic resource)

Baby boomers of color : implications for social work policy and practice, Melvin Delgado, (electronic resource)

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Baby boomers of color : implications for social work policy and practice
Title
Baby boomers of color
Title remainder
implications for social work policy and practice
Statement of responsibility
Melvin Delgado
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs, policies, and services. The absence of data is a testament to the invisibility of baby boomers of color in society and deeply affects the practice of social work and other helping professions that require culturally sensitive approaches. Melvin Delgado rectifies this injustice by providing a comprehensive portrait of the status and unique assets of boomers of color. Using specific data, he grounds an understanding of boomers' financial, medical, and emotional needs within a historical, socioeconomic, cultural, and political context, resulting in tailored recommendations for meeting the challenges of a growing population. His research focuses on African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Native American older adults and addresses issues of financial security, employment stability, housing, and health care, which are often complicated by linguistic and cultural differences. Rather than treat baby boomers of color as a financial burden on society and its resources, Delgado recognizes their strengths and positive contributions to families and communities, resulting in an affirming and empowering approach to service
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Delgado, Melvin
Dewey number
305.2
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Minority older people
  • Baby boom generation
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Baby boomers of color : implications for social work policy and practice, Melvin Delgado, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231538428
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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11861989
Publisher number
MWT11861989
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Baby boomers of color : implications for social work policy and practice, Melvin Delgado, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231538428
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11861989
Publisher number
MWT11861989
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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