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Elder abuse among Asian Indians: traditional versus modern perspectives

TitleElder abuse among Asian Indians: traditional versus modern perspectives
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsNagpaul, K
JournalJournal of Elder Abuse & NeglectJournal of Elder Abuse & Neglect
Volume9
Pagination77-92
ISBN Number0894-6566
KeywordsAdult, Asians -- India, Attitude, Attitude -- Evaluation, Comparative Studies, Cultural Values, Elder Abuse, Human, Immigrants -- Ohio, India, Interviews, Middle Age, Ohio, Participant Observation
AbstractThis article examines different perspectives of elder abuse in the context of traditional cultural values and the effects of modernization in India and acculturation among Indian immigrants to the US. Case examples illustrate general perspectives. Implications for policy, programs, and practice are discussed.