Contemporary Issues in Aging
Cross Cultural Paper
3-4 pages of text (plus a title page and a reference page)
at least 4 high quality academic sources (books, scholarly journals, websites ending in .gov or .edu)
The purpose of this assignment is to compare/contrast mainstream American culture in the 21st century with another culture in terms of how each responds to the elderly and the aging process. The “other” culture can be a group from the past (for instance, the Greeks, the Vikings, etc.) or it can be a contemporary group in another part of the world (Japan, Sweden, etc.).
Includes a brief section that provides an introduction to the “other” culture
Includes a detailed section comparing/contrasting contemporary American culture with the “other” culture
Correctly uses the APA style for in-text citations as well as the Reference section