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- DescriptionAs the Leaves Turn Gold focuses on the experiences of aging among women and men of Asian origin-both immigrants and citizens-in the contemporary U.S. Drawing on interviews and survey data, the book discusses the experiences of different groups of Asian Americans to analyze how ideologies, interactions, and institutional arrangements shape racialized, gendered, and classed aging in contemporary America.
- Author BiographyBandana Purkayastha is professor of sociology and Asian American studies at the University of Connecticut. She is the author of several books, former deputy editor of Gender & Society, and president-elect of Sociologists for Women in Society. Shweta Majumdar Adur is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the University of Connecticut. She holds a Masters in international development from the University of Pittsburgh and a graduate certificate in Asian studies and a masters in sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Miho Iwata is an advanced graduate student in sociology at the University of Connecticut with a graduate certificate in women's studies. Ranita Ray is an advanced graduate student in sociology at the University of Connecticut.Trisha Tiamzon is earning her Ph.D. in sociology and a certificate in women's studies at the University of Connecticut.
- Author(s)Bandana Purkayastha,Miho Iwata,Ranita Ray,Shweta Majumdar Adur,Trisha Tiamzon
- PublisherRowman & Littlefield
- Date of Publication02/08/2012
- SubjectSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitleDiversity and Aging
- Place of PublicationLanham, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintRowman & Littlefield Publishers
- Weight417 g
- Width159 mm
- Height236 mm
- Spine19 mm
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