The Elderly in America: Volunteerism and Neighborhood in Seattle

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This book studies issues involving community work with the elderly and urban life. The book is based on seventeen months of intensive ethnographic fieldwork with the Volunteer Chore Ministry in King County, Washington. Because the research is carried out in a complex environment, it is quite similar to urban anthropology. Anthropoglogical study techniques include participant observation, as well as taking intake calls for the volunteer organization, organizing volunteer services, participating in staff meetings, and ...

The Elderly in America: Volunteerism and Neighborhood in Seattle 1996, Upa, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780761802549

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The Elderly in America: Volunteerism and Neighborhood in Seattle 1996, Upa, Lanham, MD

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