Cultural Gerontology

Synopsis

The chapters in this anthology examine, among other things, the growth of gerontology as a discipline, the phenomenon of ageism as a socio-cultural concept, identity politics in which older persons are perceived as belonging to a separate culture or subculture, and images of the older body in cultural perspective.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2002
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