Widows

Vol. I: The Middle East, Asia, and the Pacific

Widows

Book Pages: 272 Illustrations: Published: May 1987

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List of Tables ix

Preface xi

1. Widowhood: World Perspectives on Support Systems / Helena Znaniecka Lopata 1

2. Women as Widowson Malo (Natamambo), Vanuatu (South Pacific) / Robert Rubenstein 24

3. Widowhood in India / Jaya Sarma Gujral 43

4. Widows in Seoul, Korea / Jasoon Koo 56

5. Women and Widows in Turkey: Support Systems / Marsel A. Heisel 79

6. The Widowed in Iran / Jacquiline Rudolph Touba 106

7. Widowhood in Israel / Ruth Katz and Nitza Ben-Dor 133

8. Support Systems of Elderly Widows in the Philippines / Evangelina Novero Blust 148

9. Widowed Women in Melbourne, Australia / Linda Roseman and Arthur D. Schulman 170

10. Wives and Widows in China / Denise R. Barnes 194

11. Widowhood and Social Change / Helena Znaniecka Lopata 217

Notes and References 235

Index 252
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Paper ISBN: 978-0-8223-0768-6
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