Gilleard Chris Books
Books di Gilleard Chris
Contexts Of Aging
edizioni Polity Pr collana Polity Pr (Paperback)
We live in ageing societies. Age preoccupies governments as much as individuals. A new affluence has spread across society and across the lifecourse. For many people looking forward to retirement, later life has changed for the better. But with this positive outcome for older people have come policy and social dilemmas...
Old Age in Nineteenth-Century Ireland
edizioni Palgrave Pivot collana Palgrave Pivot (Hardcover)
Ageing, Corporeality and Embodiment
edizioni Anthem Pr collana Anthem Pr (Paperback) , 2014
‘Ageing, Corporeality and Embodiment’ outlines and develops an argument about the emergence of a ‘new ageing’ during the second half of the twentieth century and its realisation through the processes of ‘embodiment’. The authors argue that ageing as a unitary social process and agedness as a distinct social location...