Anthropology of Aging: Disciplinary Approaches to Aging

Anthropology of Aging: Disciplinary Approaches to Aging

By: Donna Lind Infeld (editor)Hardback

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Cultural and Social Anthropology 1. Fry, C.L. (1999). 'Anthropological Theories of Age and Aging.' In V.L. Benston and K.W. Schaie (Eds.). Handbook of Theories of Aging. NY: Springer, 271-286. 2. Holmes, E.R. and Holmes, L.D. (1995). 'The Anthropological Perspective.' In Other Cultures, Elder Years. Second Edition, Thousand Oaks: Sage, 1-17. 3. D'Andrade, R. (2001). 'A cognitivist's view of the units debate in cultural anthropology.' Cross-Cultural Research 35(2): 242-257. 4. Cohen, L. (1994). 'Old Age: cultural and critical perspectives.' IAnnual Review of Anthropology 23: 137-158. Cultural Meanings and Aging 5. Warren, C.A.B. (1998). 'Aging and identity in premodern times.' Research on Aging 20(1): 11-35. 6. Robertson, A.F. (1994) 'Evolving, aging, and making culture.' Ethnos 59(1-2):57-69. 7. Troll, L.E. (1999). 'Questions for future studies: social relationships in old age.' International Journal of Aging and Human development 48(4):347-351. 8. Kaufman, S.R. (1994). 'The social construction of frailty: an anthropological perspective.' Journal of Aging Studies 8:45-58. Gender Roles and Aging 9. Cool, L. and McCabe, J. 'The 'Scheming Hag' and the 'Dear Old Thing': The Anthropology of Aging Women.' Web Site: www stpt.usf.edu/~jsokolov/cool.htm, 1-15. 10. Smith, H.L. (2001). ''Age': A problem concept for women.' Journal of Women's History 12(4): 77-86. 11. Hawkes, K., O'Connell, J.F., Jones, N.G. et al. (1998) 'Grandmothering, menopause and the evolution of human life histories.' Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 95(3): 1336-1339. Cross-Cultural Aging 12. Goldstein, M.C. and Beall, C.M. (1981). 'Modernization and aging in the Third and Fourth World: views from the rural hinterland in Nepal.' Human Organization 40(1): 48-55. 13. Dossa, P.A. (1994). 'Critical anthropology and life stories: case study of elderly Ismaili Canadians.' Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology 9(3): 335-354. 14. Yamaori, T. (1997). 'Buddha and okina ('aged man'): the expression of dying and maturity.' Aging: Asian concepts and experiences past and present. (Wien: Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften): 79-96. 15. Merriam, S.B. and Mohamad, M. (2000). 'How cultural values shape learning in older adulthood: the case of Malaysia' Adult Education Quarterly 51(1):45-63. 16. Sung, Kyu-taik (2000). 'Respect for elders: Myths and realities in East Asia.' Journal of Aging and Identity 5(4): 197-205. 17. Eckholm, E. (2000). 'A dying culture, as seen through aging eyes.' New York Times (Late NY Edition Jan 5): A4. 18. Van der Geest, S. (2001). ''No Strength': sex and old age in a rural town in Ghana.'

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  • publication date: 15/08/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780415938990
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9780415938990
  • weight: 635
  • ISBN10: 0415938996

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