Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Residential Care
Institutional care for seniors offers a cultural repository for fears and hopes about an aging population. The essays in this book challenge stereotypes of institutional care for older adults.
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Aging and Traveling
This volume aims to bridge the disciplinary gap between tourism studies and aging studies. It investigates the intersections of tourism and aging from a variety of perspectives.
Ordnungen – Beziehungen – Materialitäten
Wie wird man eigentlich alt? Können Dinge auch altern? Und wie verändern sich die eigenen biographischen Erfahrungen und der Umgang mit Erinnerung(en)? Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf das Altern als soziale Praxis.
Cultural Constructions of Health and Life Course Identity
The linking of age and ill-health is part of a cultural narrative of decline as age is often defined as the absence of good health. Research has shown that we are aged by culture, but we are also culturally made ill when we age.
Living and Aging in Conflict?
Living and aging as a productive antagonism. Aging and growing older are processes which cannot be reduced to the chronology of years but which are shaped by the individual's interaction with the changing circumstances of life.
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Roswitha Gost & Dr. Karin Werner GbR