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Title Aging in Black America / edited by James S. Jackson, Linda M. Chatters, Robert Joseph Taylor.
Imprint Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1993]

Subject Older African Americans -- Social conditions.
Alt Name Jackson, James S. (James Sidney), 1944-
Chatters, Linda M.
Taylor, Robert Joseph.
Description xvi, 338 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Roles and resources of the Black elderly / James S. Jackson, Robert Joseph Taylor, and Linda M. Chatters -- Neighborhoods and neighbor relations / Rukmalie Jayakody -- Crime stress, self-esteem, and life satisfaction / John L. McAdoo -- Gender, marital, familial, and friendship roles / Robert Joseph Taylor, Verna M. Keith, and M. Belinda Tucker -- Intergenerational support : the provision of assistance to parents by adult children / Linda M. Chatters and Robert Joseph Taylor -- Intimate partnerships / Eleanor Engram and Shirley A. Lockery -- Religion and religious observances / Robert Joseph Taylor -- Function and supportive roles of church and religion / Jacqueline M. Smith -- Physical health / Mary McKinney Edmonds -- Health disability and its consequences for subjective stress / Linda M. Chatters -- Mental health and help-seeking behavior / Ruth L. Greene, James S. Jackson, and Harold W. Neighbors.
Identity and consciousness : group solidarity / Robert J. Smith and Michael C. Thornton -- Group consciousness and political behavior / Ronald E. Brown and Rupert W. Barnes-Nacoste -- Demographic and religious correlates of voting behavior / Robert Joseph Taylor and Michael C. Thornton -- The Black Americans who keep working / Lerita M. Coleman -- The Black American retirement experience / Rose C. Gibson -- Status and functioning of future cohorts of African-American elderly : conclusions and speculations / James S. Jackson, Linda M. Chatters, and Robert Joseph Taylor.
ISBN 0803935358
OCLC # 26401165
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Jacquelyne Johnson Jackson 
 1Roles and Resources of the Black Elderly / James S. Jackson, Robert Joseph Taylor, Linda M. Chatters1
Sect. ICommunity, Friends, and Family 
 2Neighborhoods and Neighbor Relations / Rukmalie Jayakody21
 3Crime Stress, Self-Esteem, and Life Satisfaction / John L. McAdoo38
 4Gender, Marital, Familial, and Friendship Roles / Robert Joseph Taylor, Verna M. Keith, M. Belinda Tucker49
 5Intergenerational Support: The Provision of Assistance to Parents by Adult Children / Linda M. Chatters, Robert Joseph Taylor69
 6Intimate Partnerships / Eleanor Engram, Shirley A. Lockery84
Sect. IIChurch and Religion 
 7Religion and Religious Observances / Robert Joseph Taylor101
 8Function and Supportive Roles of Church and Religion / Jacqueline M. Smith124
Sect. IIIHealth, Social Functioning, and Well-Being 
 9Physical Health / Mary McKinney Edmonds151
 10Health Disability and Its Consequences for Subjective Stress / Linda M. Chatters167
 11Mental Health and Help-Seeking Behavior / Ruth L. Greene, James S. Jackson, Harold W. Neighbors185
Sect. IVGroup Identity and Political Participation 
 12Identity and Consciousness: Group Solidarity / Robert J. Smith, Michael C. Thornton203
 13Group Consciousness and Political Behavior / Ronald E. Brown, Rupert W. Barnes-Nacoste217
 14Demographic and Religious Correlates of Voting Behavior / Robert Joseph Taylor, Michael C. Thornton233
Sect. VRetirement and Work 
 15The Black Americans Who Keep Working / Lerita M. Coleman253
 16The Black American Retirement Experience / Rose C. Gibson277
Sect. VILife Course of African Americans 
 17Status and Functioning of Future Cohorts of African-American Elderly: Conclusions and Speculations / James S. Jackson, Linda M. Chatters, Robert Joseph Taylor301
 Author Index319
 Subject Index327
 About the Authors and Editors333