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Sociology of aging and death, Jason Powell - electronic bk

Table Of Contents
Intro -- Preface -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Introduction: What Is Aging? -- 1.1 Populational Aging -- 1.2 The Biomedical Model: Biological and Psychological Aging-Science of Aging? -- 1.3 The Dark Side of Biomedical Assumptions: A Critical Analysis -- 1.4 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Social Constructions of Aging: Theoretical Excursions -- 2.1 The Gaze of Functionalist Gerontology -- 2.2 Disengagement Theory -- 2.3 Activity Theory -- 2.4 Political Economy of Old Age -- 2.5 Feminist Interpretations of Aging and Gender -- 2.6 "Race" and Aging -- 2.7 Sexuality and Aging -- References -- Chapter 3: Risk and Aging -- 3.1 Risk, Work, and Pensions: A Recalibration -- 3.2 Population Aging and Risk -- 3.3 Extending Working Lives -- 3.4 Conclusion: Aging, Welfare, and Risk-Lessons for Critical Understanding -- References -- Chapter 4: Postmodern Sociology and Aging -- 4.1 The Development of Postmodern Social Theory -- 4.2 Theorizing the Aging Body -- 4.3 Popular Culture and the Aging Body -- 4.4 The Gendered Aging Body -- 4.5 Biotechnology and the Body: Reinventing Aging? -- 4.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: The Management of Aging in the Dark Side of Modernity -- 5.1 Problematizing Aging -- 5.2 Why Foucault? -- 5.3 The "Gaze" of Medical Power -- 5.4 "Surveillance" and the "Mixed Economy of Welfare" -- 5.5 Normalization and the Probe of Assessment -- 5.6 Resisting Domination? -- 5.7 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6: "It Could Happen to Me": Victimization and Aging -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Connecting "Old Age," Victimology, and Crime -- 6.3 Victimization and Old Age: An Overview of the Literature -- References -- Chapter 7: Elder Abuse and Aging -- 7.1 What Is Elder Abuse? -- 7.2 The Modern "Discovery" of Elder Abuse -- 7.3 Foucault and Relevance to Elder Abuse -- 7.4 Care Management -- 7.5 Panopticism -- 7.6 Conclusion
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
1 online resource (169 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9783031193293

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