Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 403–417 | Cite as

Ethnicity in the elderly

Book review essay
  • B. Josea Kramer
  • Judith C. Barker


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Josea Kramer
    • 1
  • Judith C. Barker
    • 2
  1. 1.Gertatric Research Evaluation and Clinical CenterSepulveda VHA Medical CenterSepulveda
  2. 2.Division of Medical Anthropology Department of Biostatistics and EpidemiologyUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan Francisco

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