The changing economy and the future of the minority aged

Kyriakos S. Markides, Jeffrey S. Levin

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Abstract

The decline of industrialization and the accompanying growth of high technology and service sectors hold little promise for the economic assimilation of Blacks and Hispanics who are increasingly concentrated in large cities. The relative economic status of elderly Blacks and Hispanics is not likely to increase in the foreseeable future. The decline of industrialization and the accompanying growth of high technology and service sectors hold little promise for the economic assimilation of Blacks and Hispanics who are increasingly concentrated in large cities. The relative economic status of elderly Blacks and Hispanics is not likely to increase in the foreseeable future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)273-274
Number of pages2
JournalGerontologist
Volume27
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 1987

Keywords

  • Aging
  • Blacks
  • Economic status
  • Hispanics
  • Minorities

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gerontology
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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