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Gender and ageing : changing roles and relationships

Author: Sara Arber; Kate Davidson; Jay Ginn
Publisher: Maidenhead, England ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 2003.
Series: Ageing and later life.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book is a follow-up to Arber and Ginn's award winning "Connecting Gender and Ageing" (1995). It contains original chapters from eminent writers on gender and ageing, addressing newly emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life. Early work on gender and ageing was dominated by a focus on older women. The present collection breaks with this tradition by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gender and ageing.
Maidenhead ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 2003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Arber; Kate Davidson; Jay Ginn
ISBN: 0335224067 9780335224067 1280950609 9781280950605 9786610950607 6610950601
OCLC Number: 277199476
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 213 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Changing Approaches to Gender and Later Life / Jay Ginn / Kate Davidson / Sara Arber --
2. Masculinities and Care Work in Old Age / Toni Calasanti --
3. New Identities in Ageing: Perspectives on Age, Gender and Life After Work / Eileen Fairhurst --
4. Reconceptualizing Intimacy and Ageing: Living Apart Together / Klas Borell / Sofie Ghazanfareeon Karlsson --
5. Sex and Ageing: A Gendered Issue / Merryn Gott / Sharron Hinchliff --
6. Bringing Outsiders in: Gay and Lesbian Family Ties over the Life Course / Ingrid Arnet Connidis --
7. Social Networks and Social Well-being of Older Men and Women Living Alone / Jenny de Jong Gierveld --
8. Getting by without a Spouse: Living Arrangements and Support of Older People in Italy and Britain / Janet Askham / Karen Glaser / Cecilia Tomassini --
9. Sharing the Crust? Gender, Partnership Status and Inequalities in Pension Accumulation / Jay Ginn / Debora Price --
10. Re-examining Gender and Marital Status: Material Well-being and Social Involvement / Kate Davidson / Debora Price / Sara Arber / Kim Perren --
11. Exploring the Social Worlds of Older Men / Tom Daly / Kate Davidson / Sara Arber --
12. Sleep as a Social Act: A Window on Gender Roles and Relationships / Jenny Hislop / Sara Arber.
Series Title: Ageing and later life.
Other Titles: Gender and aging
Responsibility: edited by Sara Arber, Kate Davidson and Jay Ginn.


Contains original chapters on gender and ageing, addressing emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life. This work emphasizes the changing gender  Read more...


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