Politics, Power and Old Age (Rethinking Aging Series)

Politics, Power and Old Age (Rethinking Aging Series)

by John A. Vincent

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780335201655
Publisher: Open University Press
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Series: Rethinking Aging Series
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 5.99(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables
vi
Series editor's preface vii
Acknowledgements viii
Introduction: politics, power and old age
1(6)
An overview of old age, politics and power
7(13)
Personal politics
20(14)
Lifestyles, politics and social movements
34(17)
Professions and institutional politics: the medicalization of old age
51(18)
National politics 1: party politics and the electoral process
69(18)
National politics 2: participation, pressure groups and advocacy
87(16)
Generational politics: population change and intergenerational solidarity
103(21)
Culture politics: consumers and consumption
124(16)
Conclusion: politics, power, ageism and social gerontology
140(7)
Bibliography 147(12)
Index 159

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