Coverart for item
The Resource Successful aging as a contemporary obsession : global perspectives, edited by Sarah Lamb

Successful aging as a contemporary obsession : global perspectives, edited by Sarah Lamb

Label
Successful aging as a contemporary obsession : global perspectives
Title
Successful aging as a contemporary obsession
Title remainder
global perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sarah Lamb
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession exposes and complicates contemporary readings of successful aging, questioning and defamiliarizing Western visions of the place of old age in the life course. This volume brings fresh insight and international perspectives that expand our collective imagination about what it is to age, and, by extension, to live
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.26
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1061
LC item number
.S8449 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lamb, Sarah
Series statement
Global perspectives on aging
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aging
  • Older people
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • MEDICAL
  • Aging
  • Older people
  • Sozialwissenschaften
  • Gerontologie
  • Vergleichende Forschung
  • Alter
  • Altern
  • Erfolgsbewertung
  • Sozialpolitik
  • Altenpolitik
Label
Successful aging as a contemporary obsession : global perspectives, edited by Sarah Lamb
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Series Page ; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Successful Aging as a Twenty-first-Century Obsession; Part I: Gender, Sexuality, and the Allure of Anti-Aging; Chapter 1: Successful Aging, Ageism, and the Maintenance of Age and Gender Relations; Chapter 2: Opting In or Opting Out? North American Women Share Strategies for Aging Successfully with (and without) Cosmetic Intervention; Chapter 3: Aging Out: Ageism, Heterosexism, and Racism among Aging African American Lesbians and Gay Men; Chapter 4: Erectile Dysfunction as Successful Aging in Mexico
  • Part II: Ideals of Independence, Interdependence, and Intimate Sociality in Later LifeChapter 5: Beyond Independence: Older Chicagoans Living Valued Lives; Chapter 6: Growing Old with God: An Alternative Vision of Successful Aging among Catholic Nuns; Chapter 7: Aspiring to Activity: Universities of the Third Age, Gardening, and Other Forms of Living in Postsocialist Poland; Chapter 8: Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot? Friendship in the Face of Dementia; Part III: National Policies and Everyday Practices: Individual and Collective Projects of Aging Well
  • Chapter 9: Getting Old and Keeping Going: The Motivation Technologies of Active Aging in DenmarkChapter 10: Foolish Vitality: Humor, Risk, and Success in Japan; Chapter 11: Nurturing Life in Contemporary Beijing; Chapter 12: Depreciating Age, Disintegrating Ties: On Being Old in a Century of Declining Elderhood in Kenya; Part IV: Medicine, Morality, and Self: Lessons from Life's Ends; Chapter 13: Successful Selves? Heroic Tales of Alzheimer's Disease and Personhood in Brazil; Chapter 14: Comfortable Aging: Lessons for Living from Eighty-five and Beyond
  • Chapter 15: Ageless Aging or Meaningful Decline? Aspirations of Aging and Dying in the United States and IndiaEpilogue: Successful Aging and Desired Interdependence; Notes on Contributors; Index
Control code
987792616
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813585352
Lccn
2016033721
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1q0fc4f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)987792616
Label
Successful aging as a contemporary obsession : global perspectives, edited by Sarah Lamb
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Series Page ; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Successful Aging as a Twenty-first-Century Obsession; Part I: Gender, Sexuality, and the Allure of Anti-Aging; Chapter 1: Successful Aging, Ageism, and the Maintenance of Age and Gender Relations; Chapter 2: Opting In or Opting Out? North American Women Share Strategies for Aging Successfully with (and without) Cosmetic Intervention; Chapter 3: Aging Out: Ageism, Heterosexism, and Racism among Aging African American Lesbians and Gay Men; Chapter 4: Erectile Dysfunction as Successful Aging in Mexico
  • Part II: Ideals of Independence, Interdependence, and Intimate Sociality in Later LifeChapter 5: Beyond Independence: Older Chicagoans Living Valued Lives; Chapter 6: Growing Old with God: An Alternative Vision of Successful Aging among Catholic Nuns; Chapter 7: Aspiring to Activity: Universities of the Third Age, Gardening, and Other Forms of Living in Postsocialist Poland; Chapter 8: Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot? Friendship in the Face of Dementia; Part III: National Policies and Everyday Practices: Individual and Collective Projects of Aging Well
  • Chapter 9: Getting Old and Keeping Going: The Motivation Technologies of Active Aging in DenmarkChapter 10: Foolish Vitality: Humor, Risk, and Success in Japan; Chapter 11: Nurturing Life in Contemporary Beijing; Chapter 12: Depreciating Age, Disintegrating Ties: On Being Old in a Century of Declining Elderhood in Kenya; Part IV: Medicine, Morality, and Self: Lessons from Life's Ends; Chapter 13: Successful Selves? Heroic Tales of Alzheimer's Disease and Personhood in Brazil; Chapter 14: Comfortable Aging: Lessons for Living from Eighty-five and Beyond
  • Chapter 15: Ageless Aging or Meaningful Decline? Aspirations of Aging and Dying in the United States and IndiaEpilogue: Successful Aging and Desired Interdependence; Notes on Contributors; Index
Control code
987792616
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813585352
Lccn
2016033721
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1q0fc4f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)987792616

Library Locations

    • Thomas Jefferson LibraryBorrow it
      1 University Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63121, US
      38.710138 -90.311107
Processing Feedback ...