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ERIC Number: EJ414538
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0714-9808
Older Women and Identity Maintenance in Later Life.
MacRae, Hazel
Canadian Journal on Aging, v9 n3 p248-67 Fall 1990
The assumption of a study was that self rather than role forms the link between individuals and society. Data obtained through participant observation and 142 interviews with elderly women revealed that their identity is deeply embedded within their informal involvements and social network ties. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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