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The Resource Learning to be old : gender, culture, and aging, Margaret Cruikshank

Learning to be old : gender, culture, and aging, Margaret Cruikshank

Label
Learning to be old : gender, culture, and aging
Title
Learning to be old
Title remainder
gender, culture, and aging
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Cruikshank
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes beliefs, customs, and traditions surrounding aging in America and suggests that awareness of these social construcitons can help women resist their negative impact. After critiquing cultural myths, ageism, the politics of aging, and mainstream gerontology, she proposes a feminist "gerastology" in which older women "including minorities and lesbians) interview their peers as part of the research agenda
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cruikshank, Margaret
Dewey number
305.26
Index
index present
LC call number
BF724.55.A35
LC item number
C78 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2002 N-365
  • WT 145
NLM item number
C955L 2002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aging
  • Older people
  • Aging
  • Attitude to Health
  • Prejudice
  • Social Values
  • Women
  • United States
  • Vieillissement
  • Personnes âgées
  • Aging
  • Older people
  • United States
  • Veroudering (biologie, psychologie)
  • Sekseverschillen
  • Culturele aspecten
  • Envejecimiento
  • Personas adultas mayores
Label
Learning to be old : gender, culture, and aging, Margaret Cruikshank
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-232) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cultural myths and aging -- The fear of an aging population -- Sickness and other social roles of the old -- Overmedicating old Americans -- Healthy physical aging -- The politics of healthy aging -- Gender, class, and ethnicity -- Prescribed busyness and spirituality -- Ageism -- Gerastology : a feminist's view of gerontology and women's aging -- Conclusion: The paradoxes of aging
Control code
ocm49566317
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 244 pages
Isbn
9780847698486
Lccn
2002005352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49566317
  • (OCoLC)49566317
Label
Learning to be old : gender, culture, and aging, Margaret Cruikshank
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-232) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cultural myths and aging -- The fear of an aging population -- Sickness and other social roles of the old -- Overmedicating old Americans -- Healthy physical aging -- The politics of healthy aging -- Gender, class, and ethnicity -- Prescribed busyness and spirituality -- Ageism -- Gerastology : a feminist's view of gerontology and women's aging -- Conclusion: The paradoxes of aging
Control code
ocm49566317
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 244 pages
Isbn
9780847698486
Lccn
2002005352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49566317
  • (OCoLC)49566317

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