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Ageing, Corporeality and Embodiment

Chris Gilleard and Paul Higgs
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Anthem Press, 2013.
Language
English
Series
Key Issues in Modern Sociology
ISBN
9780857283290 (hardcover : alk. paper), 0857283294 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Identity, embodiment and the somatic turn in the social sciences
  • Corporeality, embodiment and the 'new ageing'
  • Gender, ageing and embodiment
  • Age and the racialised body
  • Disability, ageing and identity
  • Sexuality, ageing and identity
  • Sex and ageing
  • Cosmetics, clothing and fashionable ageing
  • Fitness, exercise and the ageing body
  • Ageing and aspirational medicine
  • Ageing, forever embodied
  • References
  • Index.
Description
xiii, 212 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [166]-198) and index.
Technical Details
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