Andrew King is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Surrey, UK, and co-editor of Sociological Objects: Reconfigurations of Social Theory.
Contents: Introduction. Section I Contextualising: Struggles for identity; Theorising older LGB lives. Section II Situating Older Lesbian, Gay and/or Bisexual Lives: Am I that name? Claiming and contesting identities; Ageing sexualities in and out of place; The ties that bind: social networks, connections and economic resources. Section III Institutionalised and Institutional Identities: Queering care: institutional frameworks and lived experiences; Institutional identities: older LGB people and health and medical services; Policy, practice and making an impact; Conclusion. Appendix; References; Index.