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HLTHAGE 1BB3 Lecture 5: Health and Aging 1BB3 Lecture 5
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Department
Health, Aging and Society
Course
HLTHAGE 1BB3
Professor
Anju Joshi
Semester
Fall

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Lecture 5: Research Methods and Ethnicity What is ethnicity? -where you were born -citizenship -religion -family relations or cultural heritage -we can decide our own ethnicity based on our backgrounds; subjective What is culture? -material culture -belief culture What is a minority group? -ethnocultural groups that have not originated in northern and western European countries -majority: white, european -immigrants from a variety of countries (visible minorities based on physical appearance that is non aboriginal - special status) Theoretical Perspectives of Ethnicity and Age -Multiple jeopardy theory -disadvantage one would have if they are for example aboriginal, old, and in poverty -Buffering theory -social networks and support -buffer the disadvantages of ie. multiple jeopardy theory -the life course perspective -life unfolds from birth to death in a social, cultural, and historical context -impact of social institutions, historical periods and events, personal biography, life cycle
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