Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology

Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology

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Later years are changing under the impact of demographic, social and cultural shifts. No longer confined to the sphere of social welfare, they are now studied within a wider cultural framework that encompasses new experiences and new modes of being. Drawing on influences from the arts and humanities, and deploying diverse methodologies a€“ visual, literary, spatial a€“ and theoretical perspectives Cultural Gerontology has brought new aspects of later life into view. This major new publication draws together these currents including: Theory and Methods; Embodiment; Identities and Social Relationships; Consumption and Leisure; and Time and Space. Based on specially commissioned chapters by leading international authors, the Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology will provide concise authoritative reviews of the key debates and themes shaping this exciting new field.Hair from day to day: transitions to care and support A third time-frame embodied by hair relates to the daily, even hourly, ... highlight the hitherto overlooked care- based hair salon as a significant space for alternative forms of body work andanbsp;...

Title:Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology
Author:Julia Twigg, Wendy Martin
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-06-12


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