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Women, Aging, and Ageism.

By: Rosenthal, Evelyn R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (178 p.).ISBN: 9781317993063.Subject(s): Ageism -- United States | Aging -- United States | Older women -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women, Aging, and AgeismDDC classification: 305.4/0973 | 305.40973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Women and Varieties of Ageism; Being Old: Seven Women, Seven Views; Friendships Among Old Women; Untitled; On Gray Hair and Oppressed Brains; Reality?; Hidden Death: The Sexual Effects of Hysterectomy; Sonnet; Love and Work After 60: An Integration of Personal and Professional Growth Within a Long-Term Marriage; We Are Not Your Mothers: Report on Two Groups for Women Over Sixty; At Sixty-One; Extended Care-Giving: The Experience of Surviving Spouses; Duologue; Reflections of Midlife Lesbians on Their Adolescence
Women in Dual-Career Families and the Challenge of RetirementInvention Begins at Forty: Older Women of the 19th Century as Inventors; Inventing Freedom: The Positive Poetic " Mutterings" of Older Women; Index
Summary: Here is a unique text that examines the lives of middle-aged and old women. Women, Aging and Ageism, in response to the lack of literature that focuses on aging women, presents timely and definitive research that illustrates the implications of ageism and sexism. This landmark volume challenges powerful myths and dangerous stereotypes and identifies the damaging restrictions that society forces upon aging women. In extending feminist research to middle and old age, the chapters taken together comprise a critique of the conditions of the last third of women's lives. The authors use analytical t
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Women and Varieties of Ageism; Being Old: Seven Women, Seven Views; Friendships Among Old Women; Untitled; On Gray Hair and Oppressed Brains; Reality?; Hidden Death: The Sexual Effects of Hysterectomy; Sonnet; Love and Work After 60: An Integration of Personal and Professional Growth Within a Long-Term Marriage; We Are Not Your Mothers: Report on Two Groups for Women Over Sixty; At Sixty-One; Extended Care-Giving: The Experience of Surviving Spouses; Duologue; Reflections of Midlife Lesbians on Their Adolescence

Women in Dual-Career Families and the Challenge of RetirementInvention Begins at Forty: Older Women of the 19th Century as Inventors; Inventing Freedom: The Positive Poetic " Mutterings" of Older Women; Index

Here is a unique text that examines the lives of middle-aged and old women. Women, Aging and Ageism, in response to the lack of literature that focuses on aging women, presents timely and definitive research that illustrates the implications of ageism and sexism. This landmark volume challenges powerful myths and dangerous stereotypes and identifies the damaging restrictions that society forces upon aging women. In extending feminist research to middle and old age, the chapters taken together comprise a critique of the conditions of the last third of women's lives. The authors use analytical t

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