Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

Melvin Delgado


Because researchers usually deal with child boomers of colour as belonging to at least one workforce, caliber facts at the person prestige of particular racial populations is missing, resulting in insufficiently designed courses, rules, and companies. The absence of information is a testomony to the invisibility of child boomers of colour in society and deeply impacts the perform of social paintings and different supporting professions that require culturally delicate ways.

Melvin Delgado rectifies this injustice through offering a finished portrait of the prestige and special resources of boomers of colour. utilizing particular facts, he grounds an knowing of boomers'financial, scientific, and emotional wishes inside of a historic, socioeconomic, cultural, and political context, leading to adapted concepts for assembly the demanding situations of a becoming inhabitants. His learn specializes in African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and local American older adults and addresses problems with monetary defense, employment balance, housing, and healthiness care, that are usually advanced through linguistic and cultural alterations. instead of deal with child boomers of colour as a monetary burden on society and its assets, Delgado acknowledges their strengths and optimistic contributions to households and groups, leading to an declaring and empowering method of provider.

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