Age Studies: A Sociological Examination of How We Age and are Aged through the Life Course

Age Studies: A Sociological Examination of How We Age and are Aged through the Life Course

by Susan Pickard

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ISBN-13: 9781446287378
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 11/23/2016
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Age Studies: What is it and why do we need it?
Chapter Two: Class stratification and age
Chapter Three: Gender Studies as a Paradigm for Age Studies
Chapter Four: Constructing and deconstructing ages and stages of the life course
Chapter Five: Identity and age
Chapter Six: Age and Embodiment
Chapter Seven: Sexuality through the life course
Chapter Eight: Health, illness and normality through the life course
Chapter Nine: Representing Ages and Stages
Chapter Ten: Ages and Generations in interaction
Chapter Eleven: Telling our own stories: Developing age consciousness and authentic age identities
Chapter Twelve: Concluding Thoughts
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