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Gender, Social Inequalities, and Aging

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ISBN-10: 0759101868

ISBN-13: 9780759101869

Edition: 2001

Authors: Toni M. Calasanti, Kathleen F. Slevin

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The experience of men and women in later life varies enormously, not only along the lines of gender but also due to ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, and race. Calasanti and Slevin explore these differences, their genesis, their meaning to men and women, and their treatment in the policy arena. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 8/28/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

A Gender Lens
Overview of the Book
A Gender Lens on Old Age
The Social Construction of Old Age
Aging through a Gender Lens
Gender and the Study of Old Age
Gender in the Study of Old Age
A Gender Lens on Aging
Ageism in Social Gerontology
Where Do We Go from Here?
Bodies in Old Age
The Social Significance of the Body
Growing Old in Gendered Bodies
Sex, Sexuality, and Old Age
The Social Construction of Sex and Sexuality
Sexuality and Old Age: What Researchers Tell Us
A Gender Lens on Sexuality and Old Age
Gender, Social Inequalities, and Retirement Income
Gender, the State, and Retirement Income: Social Security
Gender Relations in the Family and the Workplace
Economic (In)security in Retirement
Social Security "Reforms"
Retirement Experiences: The Continuity of Work
The Continuity of Work
The Meaning of Work and Retirement
Gender, Care Work, and Family in Old Age
What Is Care Work?
Care Work for the Old
Receiving Eldercare
Care Work from Old to Young
A Gender Lens on Aging and an Aging Lens on Gender
Social Gerontology, Ageism, and Age Relations
Feminism, Ageism, and Age Relations
Theorizing Old Age
Age Relations and Social Inequalities: Freedom and In/Dependence
About the Authors