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Ageing in everyday life : materialities and embodiments

Author: Stephen Katz
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press 2018. ©2018
Series: Ageing in a global context.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

What does it mean to age in an ageist society? Applying interdisciplinary perspectives about everyday life to vital issues in older people's lives, this is a critical guide to inform thinking and  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Katz
ISBN: 9781447335917 1447335910
OCLC Number: 1038431944
Description: ix, 230 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction ~ Stephen Katz;Part I: Materialities;Things and possessions ~ David J. Ekerdt;Reinventing the nursing home: metaphors that design care ~ Susan Braedley;The ever-breaking wave of everyday life: animating ageing movement-space ~ Gavin J. Andrews and Amanda M. Grenier;What's exotic about The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel? Cinema, everyday life and the materialization of ageing ~ Sally Chivers;Between ageing and ageism: portrayals of online dating in later life in Canadian print media ~ Julia Rozanova, Mineko Wada and Laura Hurd Clarke;Part II: Embodiments; Closer to touch: sexuality, embodiment and masculinity in older men's lives ~ Linn J. Sandberg;Ageing bodies, driving and change: exploring older body-driver fit in the high-tech automobile ~ Jessica Gish, Amanda M. Grenier, and Brenda Vrkljan;Dancing with dementia: citizenship, embodiment, and everyday life in the context of long-term care ~ Pia Kontos and Alisa Grigorovich;Why clothes matter: the role of dress in the everyday lives of older people ~ Julia Twigg;Our Fitbits, our (ageing) selves: wearables, self-tracking and ageing embodiment ~ Barbara L. Marshall;Afterword. Relational entanglements: ageing, materialities and embodiments ~ Kim Sawchuk.
Series Title: Ageing in a global context.
Other Titles: Aging in everyday life
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Katz.


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"This pathbreaking book changes our understandings of contemporary ageing by providing innovative, theoretically-rich analyses of everyday life, meanings and material culture." Dr Sara Arber, Centre Read more...

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