Sengstock, Mary C.. Care of the elderly within Muslim families

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Care of the elderly within Muslim families

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Family and gender among American Muslims : issues facing Middle Eastern immigrants and their descendants, edited by Barbara C. Aswad and Barbara Bilgé

Published By: Original publisher Family and gender among American Muslims : issues facing Middle Eastern immigrants and their descendants, edited by Barbara C. Aswad and Barbara Bilgé Philadelphia: Temple University Press. 1996. 271-297 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Mary C. Sengstock

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Arab Americans (NK09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Tests and schedules administered in the field (125); Medical care (758); Senescence (886); Status and treatment of the aged (888);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a survey report on the health and the social service needs of elderly Arab and Chaldean residents of southeastern Michigan based on a 98 respondents with a median age of 65. The respondents were generally satisfied with the services provided. In the discussion, Sengstock analysizes the discrepancy between respondents' recognized needs and those observed by the professional interviewers, in terms of their different cultural standards, including the reluctance of Arab-Americans to seek help outside of their group.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 29

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. nk09-029

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 296-297)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1990-1991

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Sociologist-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard; 1998

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1990-1991

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Detroit and suburbs, Michigan, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Arab Americans

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