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Learning to be old : gender, culture, and aging / Margaret Cruikshank
Bib ID 2143394
Format BookBook
Author
Cruikshank, Margaret
 
Description Lanham, Md : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2003 
xi, 244 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0847698483 (alkaline paper) (cloth)
0847698491 (alkaline paper) (paperback)
Full contents
  • 1. Cultural Myths and Aging
  • 2. The Fear of an Aging Population
  • 3. Sickness and Other Social Roles of the Old
  • 4. Overmedicating Old Americans
  • 5. Healthy Physical Aging
  • 6. The Politics of Healthy Aging
  • 7. Gender, Class, and Ethnicity
  • 8. Ageism
  • 9. Prescribed Busyness and Spirituality
  • 10. Gerastology: A Feminist's View of Gerontology and Women's Aging
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-232) and index.

Subjects Aging -- Psychological aspects.  |  Older people -- United States.
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