Women Ageing: Changing Identities, Challenging Myths

Women Ageing: Changing Identities, Challenging Myths

by Miriam Bernard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415189438

ISBN-13: 9780415189439

Pub. Date: 01/24/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This volume is primarily concerned with the lives of adult women and d iscusses key themes of identity; myths and reality and managing change . The book looks at the influence of ethnicity and race, disability an d sexual orientation.  See more details below

Overview

This volume is primarily concerned with the lives of adult women and d iscusses key themes of identity; myths and reality and managing change . The book looks at the influence of ethnicity and race, disability an d sexual orientation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415189439
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/24/2001
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

1.Introduction 2.The Change: Challenges and Opportunities 3 Working Women: Paid and Unpaid Carers 4.Something for Me: Women Aged 50 Plus in Higher Education 5 Our Ageing Selves: Midlife Professionals Reflect on Growing Older 6.From Pin Money to Needlepoint 7 Widowhood in Later Life 8.Love and Romance in Later Life 9.Older Women, Long-term Marriage and Care 10.Loss and Change: Women's Experience of Grief 11. Conclusion

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