Publications & Presentations

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BOOKS

Barusch, A.S. (Under Contract) Ageing Today: An interdisciplinary introduction to gerontology. Pearson.

Barusch, A.S. (2008). Love Stories of Later Life: A narrative approach to understanding romance. Oxford University Press.

Richardson, V. & Barusch, A.S. (2006). Gerontological Practice for the 21st Century: A Social Work Perspective. Columbia University Press.

Barusch, A.S. (2002; 2006; 2009; 2012; 2015) Foundations of Social Policy: Social Justice in Human Perspective. Wadsworth Press. (5th Edition).

Atchley, R. and Barusch, A.S. (2004) Social Forces and Aging (10th Edition) Wadsworth Press.

Barusch, A.S. (1994). Older Women in Poverty: Private Lives and Public Policies. New York: Springer. (Second printing)

Barusch, A.S. (1992). Caring for the Frail Elderly: Family Support, Public Services and Case Management. New York: Garland. (Second printing)

Barusch, A.S. (1991) Elder Care: Family Training and Support. Newbury Park: Sage.

ARTICLES AND ESSAYS

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Gringeri, C., Barusch, A.S. & Cambron, C. (2013) Examining foundations of qualitative research: a review of social work dissertations, 2008-2010. Journal of Social Work Education. 49(4), 760-773.

Gringeri, C., Barusch, A.S. & Cambron, C. (2013). Epistemology in Qualitative Social Work Research: A review of published articles 2008 – 2010. Social Work Research. 37(1), 55-63.

Barusch, A.S. & Waters, D.L. (2012). Social Engagement of Frail Elders. The Journal of Frailty & Aging. 1(4), 183-188.

Barusch, A.S. (2012). Intimacy in Late Life: Reflections on love and care.  Geriatric Care Management Journal. Spring, 2012. 10-12.

Barusch, A.S., Gringeri, C. & George, M. (2011). Rigor in Qualitative Social Work Research: An empirical review of strategies used in published articles. Social Work Research, 35(1), 11-19.

Barusch, A.S. & Wilby, F. (2010). Coping with Symptoms of Depression: A descriptive survey of community-dwelling elders. Clinical Gerontologist, 33, (3), 210- 222.

Barusch, A.S. (2010). Envy is Ignorance. Bravado, 18, 44-45 (essay in New Zealand literary journal)

Barusch, A.S., Luptak, M. & Hurtado, M. (2009). Supporting the labor force participation of older adults: An international survey of policy options. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 53(6), 584-599.

Barusch, A.S. (2008) Sea Change (a first-person narrative). Journal of Aging, Humanities, and the Arts, 2(2/3), 291-292.

Thompson, C.W., Durrant, L., Barusch, A.S., & Olson, L. (2006). Fostering coping skills and resilience in HEN consumers. Nutrition in Clinical Practice.21(6), 557-65.

Taylor, M.J., Barusch, A.S. & Vogel, M.B. (2006). Heterogeneity at the Bottom: TANF closure and long-term welfare recipients. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 13(2), 1-14.

Maramaldi, P., Berkman, B. & Barusch, A.S. (2005) Assessment and the Ubiquity of Culture: Threats to Validity in Measures of Health Related Quality of Life. Health and Social Work. 30(1), 27-38.

Taylor, M.J. & Barusch, A.S. (2004). Personal, family, and multiple barriers of long-term welfare recipients. Social Work.49(2),9-15.

Abu Bader, S. Rogers, A., & Barusch, A.S. (2002) Predicting Life Satisfaction Among Frail Elders. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 38(3), 3-18.

Barusch, A.S. (2001). Social Security is not for babies: Issues and trends affecting older women in the U.S. Families in Society, 81(8),568-575.

Rogers, A. & Barusch, A.S. (2001). Mental Health Service Utilization Among Frail, Low-Income Elders: Perceptions of Home Service Providers and Elders in the Community. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 34(2), 23-38.

Barusch, A.S. (2000). Serving Older Men: Dilemmas and Opportunities. Geriatric Care Management Journal, 10(1), Winter, 31-36.

Barusch, A.S. Rogers, A. & Abu-Bader, S. (1999) Depressive Symptoms Among the Frail Elderly: Physical and Psycho-social Correlates. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 49(2), 107-125.

Peak, T.& Barusch, A.S. Managed Care: A Critical Overview. (1999) Journal of Health and Social Policy, 11(1), 21-36..

Barusch, A.S. (1999) Religion, age and adversity: Religious experiences of low-income, elderly women. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, Vol 26(1), 125-141. (special issue on aging).

Barusch, A.S. (1997) Self-concepts of low-income older women: Not old or poor, but fortunate and blessed. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 44(4), 269-282.

Barusch, A.S. & Spaid, W.M. (1996). Spouse caregivers and the caregiving experience: Does cognitive impairment make a difference? Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 25(3/4), 93-106.

Barusch, A.S. (1995). Programming for family care: Mandates, incentives and rationing. Social Work, 40(3), 315-322.

Spaid, W., and Barusch, A.S. (1994). The Importance of Relationship: Emotional Closeness and Caregiver Burden in the Marital Relationship. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 21(3/4), 197-213,

Spaid, W.M. and Barusch, A.S. (1991). Social Support and Caregiver Strain: The impact of positive and aversive social contacts on elderly spouse caregivers. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 18(1/2),151-162.

Barusch, A.S. and Spaid, W., (1991). Reducing caregiver burden through short-term training: Evaluation findings from a caregiver support project. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 17(1/2), 7-34.

Barusch, A.S. and Spaid, W., (1989) Gender differences in caregiving: Why do women report greater burden? The Gerontologist, 29(5), 667-676.

Barusch, A.S. and Spaulding, M. L., (1989) The Impact of Americanization on the U.S. Territory of Guam. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 16(3), 61-80.

Barusch, A.S., (1988). Problems and Coping Strategies of Elderly Spouse Caregivers. The Gerontologist, 28, 677-685.

Barusch, A.S. (1987) Power Dynamics in the Aging Family, Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 11(3/4), 43-56.

Barth, R.P. & Snowden L.R., (1987) with Ten Broeck, E., Clancy, T., Jordan, C., and Barusch, A.S. Contributors to Reunification or Permanent Out-of-Home Care For Physically Abused Children. Journal of Social Service Research, 9(2/3), 31-46.

Barusch, A.S. & Miller, L.S. (1986). The Effect of Services on Family Assistance to the Frail Elderly. Journal of Social Service Research, 9(1), 31-45.

Barusch, A.S. & Runyan, W.M. (1983) Ellen’s Journal: A Content Analytic Approach to Individual Psychology. Individual Psychology, 39(3), 274-287.

CHAPTERS, REPORTS, AND MONOGRAPHS

Barusch, A.S., Golden, T. & Tollar, M. (2015) Enhancing the Financial Capability of Native American Elders. in N. Morrow-Howell and M. Sherraden (Eds). Financial Capability and Asset Holding in Later Life: A life course perspective. New York: Oxford University Press.

Barusch, A.S. & Kaye, L.W. (2013) Intimacy and Sexuality. in E. Thompson & L.W. Kay (Eds) A Man’s Guide to Healthy Aging: Stay Smart, Strong, and Active. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD,417-431.

Barusch, A.S. (2006). Native American Elders: Unique Histories and Special Needs, in B. Berkman (Ed). Handbook of Social Work in Aging. Oxford University Press.

Barusch, A.S. & TenBarge, C. (2004). Indigenous Elders in Rural America. In L. Kaye & S. Butler (Eds). Aging in Rural America. Haworth Press, 121-136,

Barusch, A.S. (2002).Community Services. In Ekerdt, David J., Robert A. Applebaum, Karen C. Holden, Stephen G. Post, Kenneth Rockwood, Richard Schulz, Richard L. Sprott, and Peter Uhlenberg, (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Aging. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2002.

Barusch, A.S. (2000). “Family Relations.” in Roberts, P. (Ed.) Aging. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Barusch, A.S. (1998) “Mental Health and Families.” in Bakston, C.L. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Family Life. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Barusch, A.S. (1998) “Kinship Systems.” in Bakston, C.L. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Family Life. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Barusch, A.S. (1998) “Life Expectancy and Families.” in Bakston, C.L. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Family Life. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Barusch, A.S. (1998) “Generational Relations.” in Bakston, C.L. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Family Life. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Barusch, A.S. & Peak, T. (1997) Support Groups for Older Men: Building on Strengths and Facilitating Relationships. in Kosberg, J.I. & Kaye, L.(Eds.) Elderly Men: Special Problems and Challenges. pp: 262-278. Springer Publishing.

Barusch, A.S. (1996) “Entitlements” (pp. 580-584) and “Wealth and Inequality” (pp. 1685-1688) in Roth, J.K. (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of Social Issues. N.Y.: Marshall Cavendish Corp.

Barusch, A.S. & Steen, P. (1996) Keepers of Community in a Changing World. Generations, Special Issue on Grandparenting at Century’s End, Spring, 49-52. [reprinted in Rector, C. Rector (Ed.) Readings in Gerontological Nursing, Lippincott-Raven Publishers.]

Barusch, A.S. (1994). Programming for Family Care: International Perspectives. in H. Stopp (Ed.) International Perspectives on Health Care for the Elderly. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc. p. 34-51.

Barusch, A.S. (1993). Family Care for the Elderly? Proceed with Caution. Featured editorial in Focus Section, Aging Today.

Barusch, A.S., Janzen, F.V., & Yaffe, J. (1992). In Support of Family Care: An investigation of caregiver motivation, service utilization, and vulnerabilities. Final Report, submitted to Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services.

Barusch, A.S., Greene, R. & Connelly, R. (1991). Strategies for Increasing Gerontology Content in Social Work Education. Published by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. Washington, D.C.

Greene, R., Barusch, A.S. & Connelly, R. (1991). Social Work and Gerontology: A Status Report. Published by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. Washington, D.C.

Barusch, A.S. with Zhang, M., Wu, W., Jin, H. & Cai, G.(1991). Intergenerational Relations in Contemporary China: Descriptive findings from Shanghai. Chapter 7, in H. Sheppard (Ed.) Social Services and Aging Policies in the U.S. and Asia. Published by the International Exchange Center on Gerontology, Tampa, Florida, pp. 117-134.

Barusch, A.S. Janzen, F.V. & Murray, E.N. (1990). Utah’s Rural Elderly: Neglected by Family and Service Providers? Preliminary Report, Submitted to Utah Mineral Lease Consortium.

Barusch, A.S. (1988). Serving the Hidden Patient: Coping skills and family training for spouse caregivers of an elderly population at risk of institutionalization. Final Report to Administration On Aging.

Barusch, A.S. and Murphy, B. (1987). Who are the At-Risk Elderly? Clinical and Statistical Predictions. Intermountain West Long-Term Care Gerontology Center,

Barusch, A.S. (1985). Growing Old in Changing Times: A preliminary look at the lifestyles of Guam’s elderly. Micronesian Area Research Center.

Smith, A., M. Talbott, and L.S. Miller, (1982). Informal Instrumental Support: Two Samples of California’s Frail, Low-income Elderly. Multipurpose Senior Service Project, U. C. Berkeley.

BOOK REVIEWS

(2016). Anya Ahmed (2015). Retiring to Spain: Women’s narratives of nostalgia, belonging and Community. Bristol, UK: Policy Press. The Gerontologist, 56(2), p. 378-9.

(2015). Rebecca Stringer (2014). Knowing Victims: Feminism, agency, and victim politics in neoliberal times. London: Routledge. Affilia.

(2015). Laetitia Zeeman, Kay Aranda and Alec Grant (Eds.). 2014: Queering Health: Critical Challenges to Normative Health and Healthcare. Herefordshire, UK, PCCS Books. International Journal of Social Welfare.24(2),207-208.

(2006). Hudson, R.B. (Ed) (2005). The New Politics of Old Age Policy. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. Social Work. 51(3), 280.

(2004). Walter, C.A. (2003). The Loss of A Life Partner: Narratives of the Bereaved. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare.31(2), 199-201.

(1999). Kaplan, M. (1996). Clinical Practice with Dementia Patients.Taylor & Francis. Journal of Health and Social Work. 24(1), 78.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS

Chung, S., Beres, M. & Barusch, A.S. (2014). Anti-Ageing Practices: Empowerment or Oppression of Women? New Zealand Association of Gerontology. September 12.

Barusch, A.S. (2012) Refining the Narrative Turn: When does story-telling become research? As part of symposium titled Applying Narrative Gerontology to Research and Practice.  Gerontological Society of America. San Diego. Nov. 16, 2012.

Gringeri, C., Barusch, A.S., & Farber, N. (2012). Qualitative Inquiry for Social Work Knowledge: An interactive and experience-informed discussion. Council on Social Work Education. Washington, DC. November 10, 2012.

Barusch, A.S. & Golden, T. (2012). Financial Capability and Native American Elders. Presented at invitation-only conference, Financial Capability in Later Life. Washington University, October, 2012.

Bradley, D.B. & Barusch, A.S. (2009). Everyone’s Got Aging: Using art to explore community. Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, Nov. 21.

Wilby, F.E. & Barusch, A.S. (2009). Depression and social networks in community dwelling elders. Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, Nov. 21.

Butler, S. & Barusch, A.S. (2009). Older Workers in Health and Social Service Settings. Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, Nov. 20.

Luptak, M. & Barusch, A.S. (2009). Maintaining and Promoting an Ageing Workforce: International Trends and Innovations. New Zealand Association for Gerontology, Wellington, Oct. 7.

Barusch, A.S., Judith Davey, Beatrice Hale, Sally Keeling, Matthew Parsons, Verna Schofield, & Debra Waters (2009). Sustainable Communities for an Ageing Population, New Zealand Association for Gerontology, Wellington, Oct. 7.

Barusch, A.S. & Luptak, M. (2008). Comparative Analysis of Government Responses to Older Workers: Case studies of policy development in the United Kingdom, Israel, Singapore, and New Zealand. Gerontological Society of America, November, Maryland.

Barusch, A.S., Falk, N., Rix, S., & McIntosh, B. (2008). Public Policy and Workforce Issues Affecting Older Workers. Gerontological Society of America, November, Maryland.

Barusch, A.S., Luptak, M. & Hurtado, M. (2007). Supporting Labor Force Participation by Older Adults: An International Survey. New Zealand Association for Gerontology, November, Hamilton.

Barusch, A.S. (2007). Romantic Betrayal: A Late Life Perspective. Gerontological Society of America, November, San Francisco.

Barusch, A.S., Luptak, M. & Hurtado, M. (2007) Conditions and Policies Affecting Older Workers: An International Survey. Gerontological Society of America, November, San Francisco.

Wilby, F. & Barusch, A.S. (2007). Identifying Depressive Symptoms in Community-Dwelling Elders. Gerontological Society of America, November, San Francisco.

Barusch, A.S. (2007) Best Practices in Doctoral Education: Training the Next Generation of Social Work Researchers. Society for Social Work Research Annual Meeting. San Francisco. (Organized and chaired GADE’s first SSWR workshop).

Hesselbrock, M. & Barusch, A.S. (2006). Patterns of Doctoral Education: Preliminary Results of a GADE Survey. Bachelors Program Directors Annual Meeting. Los Angeles.

Barusch, A.S. (2003). Loving: Experiences and Beliefs of American Elders. Gerontological Society of America. Annual Scientific Meeting. San Diego.

Barusch, A.S. (2003) Love: An integral part of successful aging? Part of AGE-SW symposium at Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta.

Abu-Bader, S., Rogers, A. & Barusch, A. (2000). Predictors of Life Satisfaction. Society for Social Work and Research. Charleston, South Carolina.

Rogers, A., Abu-Bader, S., & Barusch, A. (2000). Life Satisfaction Among Frail Elders: Correlates and their Meaning. Council on Social Work Education. New York, New York.

Barusch, A.S., Rogers, A. & Abu-Bader, S. (1998). Evaluating the Mental Health Needs of Frail Elders. International Conference on Research for Social Work Practice. Miami, Florida.

Barusch, A.S., Rogers, A. & Abu-Bader, S. (1996) Comorbidity of physical and mental illness among frail elders: Is it in the eye of the beholder? Gerontological Society of America, November, Washington, D.C.

Barusch, A.S., Morrow-Howell, N., & Saltz, C. (1996). Selecting an Aging Concentration: Key factors in student decision-making. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Washington, DC. Feb.

Barusch, A.S. & Peak, T. Managed Care: Is it really the answer? (1996). Gerontological Society of America, November, Los Angeles.

Barusch, A.S. Janzen, F. & Yaffe, J. (1993) Caregiver motivation and Burden: Does why you’re doing it make a difference? Gerontological Society of America, November, New Orleans.

Barusch, A.S. (1993) Symposium: Professionals and families in partnership for community-based care: Beyond the rhetoric. Gerontological Society of America, November, New Orleans (Organizer, also presented paper entitled: Increasing family care through mandates, incentives and service rationing: An international perspective.

Barusch, A.S. (1993) Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods. as part of symposium entitled: Perspectives in Social Research, Policy, and practice. Gerontological Society of America.November, New Orleans.

Barusch, A.S.(1993) Family Care for the Elderly? Proceed with Caution, The Four Generational Family: Challenge of the Nineties, April, Park City, UT.

Damron-Rodriguez, J. Barusch, A.S. & Stone, R. (1993) Caring for the Caregiver: Issues and Dilemmas for the Next Century. American Society on Aging, Chicago, March.

Kinoy, S. & Barusch, A.S. (1993) SSI Advocacy Efforts for the 90s. American Society on Aging, Chicago, March.

Barusch, A.S., Morrow-Howell, N. McCaslin, R. (1993). Preparing for tomorrow’s diversity: Strengthening gerontology in social work education. Presented at Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. Feb., New York.

Barusch, A.S. (1992) Caring for America’s Elderly: Issues for the Next Century. Utah NASW Conference.

Barusch, A.S. (1992) Anxiety Disorders in Older Adults. Utah Conference on Anxiety Disorders.

Barusch, A.S. (1991) International Perspectives on Family Care. Third International Conference on Aging Services and Policies. Hong Kong, December.

Barusch, A.S. (1991) Predicting Grandchildren’s Attitudes Towards Elder Care: An Intergenerational Study in Shanghai. Gerontological Society of America. November.

Spaid, W.M. & Barusch, A.S. (1991) The Importance of Relationship: Factors Associated with Emotional Closeness Between Caregiver and Care Receiver. Gerontological Society of America. November.

Barusch, A.S. (1990) Attitudes and Expectations Regarding Elder Care: Three Generations in China. (1990) Gerontological Society of America. November.

Barusch, A.S. (1989 and 1990) Grantsmanship for Human Service Professionals. A two-day seminar conducted as part of the Graduate School of Social Work’s Summer Institute.

Spaid, W.M. & Barusch, A.S. (1990) Gender and Family Differences in Caregiving. International Family and Gender Conference.

Barusch, A.S. & Turner, D. (1989) The Enmeshed Caregiver: Issues in Outreach and Intervention. American Society on Aging. Washington, D.C.

Barusch, A.S. (1989) Who are the at risk elderly? Predicting nursing home placement and service allocation. American Society on Aging. Washington, D.C.

Barusch, A.S. & Spaid, W. (1988) Reducing Caregiver Stress Through Group and In-home Training. Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco.

Barusch, A.S. & Spaid, W. (1988) Gender Differences in Caregiving: Implications for Program Design. Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco.

Barusch, A.S. and Kwan, A. (1988) Coping with Caregiving: East-West Comparisons. Asia-U.S. Conference on Social Services and Aging Policies. Pensacola, Florida.

Barusch, A.S. (1988) Family Care for the Institutionalized Elderly. American Society on Aging, San Diego.

Barusch, A.S. and Bartlome, J. (1988) Training Spouse Caregivers to Cope. American Society on Aging, San Diego.

Barusch, A.S. and Cochran-Wiley, D. (1988) Designing Training Programs for Elderly Spouse Caregivers. American Society on Aging, San Diego.

Barusch, A.S. (1988) “Normal Aging: A Baseline for Assessing Mental Health Problems of the Elderly. A workshop conducted for the Montana Center of Gerontology. Audience: 200 professionals attended sessions held in four cities throughout the state.

Bartlome, J. and Barusch, A.S. (1987) Dynamics of Spouse Caregiving. Gerontological Society of America. Washington, D.C.

Barusch, A.S. (1987) “Custom Assessment and Care Planning.” A workshop conducted for the State Office on Aging. Audience: 75 Case managers and administrators from Utah.

Barusch, A., Bartlome, J. & Cochran-Wiley, D. (1987) Preventing Spouse Burnout: The Caregiver Support Project, AARP’s Aging and Health Forum.

Barusch, A.S. & Bennett, N. (1987) Efficacy of Coping Styles Used by Spouse Caregivers. Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Albuquerque, N.M.

Barusch, A.S. (1986) The Effect of Government Services on Family Assistance Provided to the Frail Elderly. Pacific Conference on Social Services and Aging Policies, Taipei.

Barusch, A.S.(1986) “Involving the Family in Caregiving,” Conference on Aging and the Family. Brigham Young University.

Morrow-Howell, N. & Smith, S.A. (1983) Predicting Attrition from Long-Term Care: Mortality, Relocation and Patient Refusal. Western Gerontological Association, New Mexico.

Smith, A.S., & Miller, L.S. (1982) Need, Formal Services, and Family Characteristics as Predictors of Informal Instrumental Support for the Elderly, American Public Health Association, Montreal.

Smith, A. (1976) The Use of Social Pressure and Self-Monitoring in a Self-Control Program. Western Psychology Conference.

Smith, A. (1976). The Social and Motor Development of a Captive Diana Monkey Infant, Western Psychology Conference.

Smith, A., & Spurr, J. (1976) Group Disclosure of Behavior Records as a Self-Control Technique. Western Psychology Conference.

Smith, A., & Stevens, V. (1976) Social Transmission of a Learned Response in a Diana Monkey Colony. Western Psychological Association.

Smith, A., & Bandura, M. (1975) On Training in the Protestant Ethic: Start ‘em When They’re Young. Oregon Psychological Association,

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