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Out of time : the pleasures and perils of ageing

Author: Lynne Segal
Publisher: London : Verso, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brave book with a polemical argument on the paradoxes, struggles and advantages of aging. How old am I? Don't ask, don't tell. As the baby boomers approach their sixth or seventh decade, they are faced with new challenges and questions of politics and identity. In the footsteps of Simone de Beauvoir, 'Out of time' looks at many of the issues facing the aged--the war of the generations and baby-boomer bashing, the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Segal
ISBN: 9781781682999 1781682992
OCLC Number: 883825386
Description: xviii, 332 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. How old am I? --
2. Generational warfare --
3. The perils of desire --
4. The ties that bind --
5. Flags of resistance --
6. Affirming survival.
Responsibility: Lynne Segal ; with an introduction by Elaine Showalter.

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"In this courageous study, Lynne Segal addresses the vicissitudes of ageing, a process that lies in wait for us all. She turns on the subject a critical eye honed by social psychology, Read more...

 
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