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Supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
297 x 210mm 84pp
CPA Report 22
in Britain - Growing Old in Britain: A Study of Bangladeshi Elders in London|
have made their home in Camden since the 1960s and now form the single
largest minority ethnic group in the borough. This study focuses on the
lives and everyday experiences of older Bangladeshis with regard to education,
language and literacy, religion, family structure, employment, housing
and health, civic participation, intergenerational relations, racism,
elder abuse, and social isolation.
to the elders, a picture emerges of the complexity and diversity of experience
within the Bangladeshi community itself. The report outlines a number
of strategies that could be developed to improve the quality of the elders'
lives, combat the social isolation encountered and recognise and value
their experience and skills.