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ERIC Number: EJ224975
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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The Social Distribution of Primary Social Isolation among the Aged: A Subcultural Approach.
Rutzen, S. Robert
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v11 n1 p77-87 1980
Examines subcultural variations in primary social isolation in older persons in Albany. Seven hypothetical subcultures contain enough respondents to be numerically important. Two subcultures have above-average rates of primary social isolation. Three subcultures have below-average rates. Results indicate that primary social isolation is a group phenomenon. (Author/NRB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New York (Albany)