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Author Kavedžija, Iza, author.

Title Making meaningful lives : tales from an aging Japan / Iza Kavedžija
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Contemporary ethnography
Contemporary ethnography.
Contents Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Note on Conventions; Chapter 1. Subjects of Care; Chapter 2. Aging Communities; Chapter 3. Mutual Help; Chapter 4. Living Well Together; Chapter 5. A Life in a Story; Chapter 6. Intimacy and Independence; Chapter 7. Life as a Path; Chapter 8. Meaningful Life Inside and Outside the Story; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Acknowledgments
Summary Based on ethnographic fieldwork at two community centers in Osaka, Japan, Making Meaningful Lives provides an intimate anthropological account of the existential concerns of elderly Japanese women and men
Subject Aging -- Psychological aspects.
Aging -- Social aspects.
Aging -- Japan
Meaning (Philosophy)
Older people -- Japan -- Attitudes
Older people -- Japan -- Psychology
Quality of life.
Aging -- Psychological aspects.
Aging -- Social aspects.
Meaning (Philosophy)
Older people -- Attitudes.
Older people -- Psychology.
Quality of life.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0812296265