Gender and Ageing: Changing Roles and Relationships

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Sara Arber, Kate Davidson, Jay Ginn
McGraw-Hill Education (UK), 2003 M11 1 - 227 páginas
This book is a follow-up to Arber and Ginn's award winning Connecting Gender and Ageing (1995). It contains original chapters from eminent writers on gender and ageing, addressing newly emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life. Early work on gender and ageing was dominated by a focus on older women. The present collection breaks with this tradition by emphasizing changing gender roles and relationships, gender identity and an examination of masculinities in midlife and later life.
 

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Every social gerontologist needs to read this book. It is clear, rational and takes a new approach towards gender and ageing. The introduction is excellent.
Sarah Dsane,
National film and television Institute
Ghana

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Chapter 01 CHANGING APPROACHES TO GENDER AND LATER LIFE
1
Chapter 02 CHANGING APPROACHES TO GENDER AND LATER LIFE
15
A GENDERED ISSUE
63
Chapter 07 SOCIAL NETWORKS AND SOCIAL WELLBEING
95
GETTING BY WITHOUT A SPOUSE
111
Chapter 09 SHARING THE CRUST?
127
Chapter 11 EXPLORING THE SOCIAL WORLDS OF OLDER MEN
168
Index
207
Back cover
214
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