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From the Publisher"An extremely valuable contribution to the sociologicalliterature."
Kate Davidson, Sociology
"The most cogent attempt so far to force a sea-change in the waywe think about old age."
Simon Biggs, Ageing and Society
"A provocative analysis which should stimulate fresh thinkingand new research in the field of ageing."
Chris Phillipson, Keele University
"Contexts of Ageing is an important profound,contribution to the literature. Like a fine wine, the readersavours the careful use of language and fresh insights broughtforward by Gilleard and Higgs. This book is to be read carefully,for the authors compel their readers to expand their minds andchallenge conventional wisdom about the past, present, and futureof the ageing society. Contexts of Ageing is a mustread."
Scott A. Bass, University of Maryland, BaltimoreCounty