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Age Matters: Re-Aligning Feminist Thinking

Age Matters: Re-Aligning Feminist Thinking (Hardback)

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This volume of original chapters is designed to bring attention to a neglected area of feminist scholarship - aging. After several decades of feminist studies we are now well informed of the complex ways that gender shapes the lives of women and men. Similarly, we know more about how gendered power relations interface with race and ethnicity, class and sexual orientation. Serious theorizing of old age and age relations to gender represents the next frontier of feminist scholarship. In this volume, leading national and international feminist scholars of aging take first steps in this direction, illuminating how age relations interact with other social inequalities, particularly gender. In doing so, the authors challenge and transform feminist scholarship and many taken for granted concepts in gender studies.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsAge groupsAge groups: adults Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 24/08/2006 ISBN-13: 9780415952231  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Toni M. Clasanti is Professor of Sociology at Virginia Tech. Kathleen F. Slevin is Sociology Professor at College of William and Mary. They co-authored the book: Gender Social Inequalities, and Aging (2001).

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