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  • Lives of Lesbian Eldersby J Dianne Garner; D. Merilee Clunis; Pat A. Freeman; Nancy M. Nystrom; Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    The untold history of lesbian life from those who have lived it! Lives of Lesbian Elders: Looking Back, Looking Forward illuminates the hopes, fears, issues, and concerns of gay women as they grow older. Based on interviews with 62 lesbians ranging in age from 55 to 95, this very special book provides a historical account of the shared experiences... more...

  • Salty Old Womenby Roberta Maierhofer

    transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 52.00

    American feminism has grown old and gray. Roberta Maierhofer's study is located at the intersection between identity, age, and sex, and has »salty old women« walking side by side with well-established »sweet old ladies«. Using an anocritical approach in the style of Elaine Showalter's »gynocriticism«, which dismisses assumptions that human biology... more...

  • Gefangene ihrer Wahrheitby Hans J Wilhelm

    ATHENA-Verlag 2013; US$ 13.67

    Alle Personen sind Gefangene ihrer Wahrheit. Die innerhalb einer Gesellschaft gültige Wahrheit ist die Grundlage gemeinsamen Handelns. Der Preis für diese Grundlage ist allerdings, dass andere mögliche Wahrheiten und somit ein Großteil der ebenfalls möglichen Interpretationen des Gegebenen einfach ausgeblendet werden. Entfällt diese gemeinsame Grundlage,... more...

  • Das Leiden an der verrinnenden Zeitby Claudia Bozzaro; Urban Wiesing; Ludwig Siep; Giovanni Maio; Nelly Tsouyopoulos

    frommann-holzboog Verlag 2014; US$ 71.57

    ?Leiden an der Zeit? ist Teil der conditio humana: als Erleben einer negativen Gegenwart (wie im Schmerz), als Leiden an der stillstehenden Zeit (wie in psychischen Erkrankungen), als Leiden an der endenden und endgültigen Zeit (wie im Altern). Die vorliegende Arbeit leistet nicht nur eine Typologie verschiedener Formen des Leidens an der Zeit, sondern... more...

  • Ageing, meaning and social structureby Jan Baars; Joseph Dohmen; Amanda Grenier

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 41.36

    A wide range of contributors focus on major issues in ageing such as autonomy, agency, frailty, lifestyle, social isolation, dementia and professional challenges in social work and participatory research. more...

  • Aging in Rural Placesby Kristina Hash; Elaine Jurkowski; John Krout

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    Research documents that rural elders are poorer, live in less adequate housing, and have far fewer health and service options available to them than their urban counterparts, yet there is a critical lack of current and detailed information on the problems facing rural elders and on the professional practices that serve this population. This text fills... more...

  • Ageing in Asiaby Roger Goodman; Sarah Harper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The volume takes four key themes related to ageing ? the experience of old age; intergenerational relations; economics of and social policy for ageing; longevity and the culture of ageing - and examines how these issues are emerging in different regions of Asia, specifically, the former Soviet Union, South Asia, China, Japan and South-East Asia. In... more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 22 (2002)by Stephen Crystal; Dennis Shea

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 90.00

    Leading scholars focus on the economics of aging, with a particular emphasis on the economic future of the baby boom generation. Key themes include the influence of early advantages on later-life economic outcomes (the cumulative advantage/cumulative disadvantage hypothesis); the relationship between inequalities in economic status and inequalities... more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics 5, 1985by M. Powell Lawton; George Maddox

    Springer Publishing Company 1985; US$ 90.00

    Now entering its second decade of publication, this landmark series draws together and critically reviews all the existing research in specific areas of nursing practice, nursing care delivery, nursing education, and the profession of nursing. more...

  • A Time of Our Ownby Elinor Miller Greenberg; Fay W. Whitney

    Fulcrum Publishing 2008; US$ 21.95

    The very concept of retirement is changing, especially among women. Today's mature female is a pacesetter, exemplifying a unique approach to work, service, and learning. These women, age 60 and older, find themselves entering the last third of their lives in a state of relative health, optimism, and personal freedom, and are beginning to ask, "What... more...