This study provides new insight, and helps to fill the informational void created by the lack of research on relocation effects upon the minority elderly, by focusing on signs of post-relocation mortality, psychosocial distress, and coping behavior in two groups of inner-city elderly black people.
Table of Contents
1. Social Change, Stress and Coping Behavior: Social Change, Stress and Coping Behavior Part I: Social Structure and Social Change in a Sheltered Society of Black Elders: Social Structure and Social Change in a Sheltered Society of Black Elders 2. Social Stratification 3. Self and Society 4. The Religious Factor 5. Primary Groups Part II: Social Change, Social Conflict and Coping Behavior: Social Change, Social Conflict and Coping Behavior 6. Residential Change, Stress, and Mortality 7. Black Elderly Residents of Predominantly White Homes 8. Perceived Locus of Control of Environmental Change and Personal Adjustment 9. Families and Friends in the Reduction of Relocation Stress 10. Summary and Conclusions