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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
New York : P. Lang, c1999
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jenny Onyx; Rosemary Leonard; Rosslyn Reed
|Description:||xi, 259 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Sect. 1. Contextualizing Aging. Ch. 1. Growing Older, Getting Better: Than What? / Noeleen O'Beirne. Ch. 2. Preliminary Overview: "The Facts" / Jenny Onyx. Ch. 3. Not Gerontology, but / Margaret Sargent --
Sect. 2. Deconstructing Age. Ch. 4. The Invisible Woman: Older Women Workers / Rosslyn Reed. Ch. 5. Unpaid Work: Grasshopper Accusations and the Threat to Social Capital / Rosemary Leonard. Ch. 6. What Does Retirement Mean for Women / Jenny Onyx and Pam Benton. Ch. 7. The "Docile/Useful" Body of the Older Women / Noeleen O'Beirne. Ch. 8. Aging: Encounters with the Medical Model / Sharyn McGee. Ch. 9. Benevolent Oppression: Experiences of Older Women Aging "Out of Place" / Rhonda Nay. Ch. 10. Separate Lives: Older Women, Connectedness and Well-Being / Chris Wieneke, Aileen Power and Lyn Bevington / [et al.] --
Sect. 3. Revisioning Aging. Ch. 11. Which House? / Margaret Sargent. Ch. 12. The Potential for Empowerment from a Life-course Approach / Rosemary Leonard.
|Series Title:||Eruptions, v. 4.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Jenny Onyx, Rosemary Leonard and Rosslyn Reed.|
This is achieved by bringing together different disciplinary insights in a range of forms and styles that are presented in the book's three sections."--BOOK JACKET.