Bureaucracy and the Mexican American Elderly: Utilization of Formal and Informal Social Services

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Using the National Survey of Hispanic Elderly People, 1988, this study examines the support system of the Mexican American elderly and their utilization of formal social services. Two major research questions were addressed: 1) How does the Mexican American family provide assistance to their elderly family members? and 2) How does the bureaucratic structure affect the Mexican American elderly's access and utilization of formal social services?

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Dietz, Tracy L. (Tracy Lynn) December 1995.

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Using the National Survey of Hispanic Elderly People, 1988, this study examines the support system of the Mexican American elderly and their utilization of formal social services. Two major research questions were addressed: 1) How does the Mexican American family provide assistance to their elderly family members? and 2) How does the bureaucratic structure affect the Mexican American elderly's access and utilization of formal social services?

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Dietz, Tracy L. (Tracy Lynn). Bureaucracy and the Mexican American Elderly: Utilization of Formal and Informal Social Services, dissertation, December 1995; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279215/: accessed August 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .