Social Networks of Older Adults: A Comparative Study of Americans and Taiwanese

by Philip Silverman, Laura Hecht, J. Daniel McMillin, and Shienpei Chang

Table of Contents

Foreword


Chapter 1: Introduction


Chapter 2: Theory


Chapter 3: Methods


Chapter 4: Older Adults in Two Cultures


Chapter 5: A Typology of Social Networks


Chapter 6: Reciprocity


Chapter 7: Values


Chapter 8: Social Capital and Leisure Activities


Chapter 9: Health


Chapter 10: Conclusion


Appendices

A. English Interview

B. English Questionnaire

C. Chinese Interview

D. Manual for Interviewers

E. Additional Health Information

F. Interviewing in Taiwan: A Personal Account


References


Index



 

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