Becoming and Being Old: Sociological Approaches to Later Life

Becoming and Being Old: Sociological Approaches to Later Life

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803981713
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/01/1990
Series: Sociological Approaches to Later Life
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: BECOMING OLD
Property Rites? An Investigation of Tenure Change in Middle Age - Cherrie Stubbs
Between Work and Retirement - Frank Laczko
Becoming 'Old' in the 1980s
Work-Ending - Tom Schuller
Employment and Ambiguity in Later Life
A Part to Play - Jonathan Long
Men Experiencing Leisure through Retirement
PART TWO: BEING OLD
Transitions in Caring - Sara Arber and G Nigel Gilbert
Gender, Life Course and the Care of the Elderly
Poverty, Care and Age - Bill Bytheway
A Case Study
Differentiation in Later Life - Maria Evandrou and Christina R Victor
Social Class and Housing Tenure Cleavages
The Living Arrangements of the Elderly in Europe in the 1980s - Richard Wall
PART THREE: OLD AGE
Ageing and Old Age - Mike Featherstone and Mike Hepworth
Reflections on the Postmodern Life Course
Does Age Matter? The Case of Old Age in Minority Ethnic Groups - Ken Blakemore

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