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Critical Approaches to Ageing and Later Life

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August 1997

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Discuss the theoretical developments in the international field of ageing. This book covers social sciences and humanities. It provides a critical approach to our understanding of the experience of ageing and later life.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction
Part I: Reflections on gerontology
Talking about age
the theoretical basis of social gerontology
Critical gerontology
From minorities to majorities
perspectives on culture, ethnicity and ageing in British gerontology
The uses of literature in the study of older people
Historical research into ageing
old age and the aged
Recalling life
analytical issues in the use of 'memories'
Part II: Conceptualising age relations and later life
Inter-generational relationships
an autobiographical perspective
Spatiality and age relations
Representations of old age in painting and photography
Citizenship theory and old age
from social rights to surveillance older people
Illustrating care
images of care relationships with older people
Figuring identities
older people, medicine and time
Constructing later life, constructing the body
some thoughts from feminist theory
Part III: Concluding observations
Concepts and theories in social gerontology
Index.

EAN: 9780335197255
ISBN: 0335197256
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: OPEN UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 1997
Seitenanzahl: 195 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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