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Gender and ageing

Sylvia Beales

Gender and ageing

a position paper

by Sylvia Beales

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Published by HelpAge Interational in London .
Written in English


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StatementSylvia Beales ... [et al.].
ContributionsHelpAge International.
The Physical Object
Pagination8p. ;
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Open LibraryOL18580913M

Gender relations structure the entire life-cycle, from birth to old age, influencing access to resources and opportunities and shaping life choices at every Size: KB. Ageing, Gender and Sexuality focuses on the experiences of older lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) individuals, in order to analyse how ageing, gender and sexuality intersect to produce particular inequalities relating to resources, recognition and representation in later life.

Ageing is a sociologically interesting phenomenon because although it is a virtually universal experience – almost all of us will get old before we die – it occurs within very diverse and complex social and power dynamic contexts, including socio-economic grouping, health status, access to financial resources, gender, ethnicity and Cited by: 3. This book is a follow-up to Arber and Ginn's award winning Connecting Gender and Ageing (). It contains orginal chapters from eminent writers on gender and ageing, addressing newly emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life.

Keywords adult worker family model, ageing, care, care work, EU social policy, gender, individualization Alstott, A. () No Exit: What Parents Owe Their Children and What Society Owes Parents. Oxford: Oxford University by: The only feminist book on aging and old women that is theoretical, relevant, and recent. She mentions OLOC, Old Lesbians Organizing for Change and though I do not necessarily agree with all her points as she takes issue with the idea of OLD being an identity, the book is well worth using and reading before our conference in Cleveland /5.


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The book adopts a feminist socio-legal perspective to propose that these inequalities are informed by and play out in Brand: Taylor And Francis. The different research fields – gerontology, gender and health – have generated different views, knowledge and foci on ageing, health and gender.

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Abstract. Over the last 30 years, the field of aging has been the site of an exceptional growth of research interest, yet it is only really within more recent social gerontology that the many varied experiences of older people are being acknowledged and explored through the intersection of race, ethnicity, sexuality, class, and, as many have argued, most importantly, by: