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Ageing, corporeality and embodiment [electronic resource] / Chris Gilleard and Paul Higgs.

Gilleard, C. J. (Author). Higgs, Paul. (Added Author). ebrary, Inc. (Added Author).
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Subject: Aging > Psychological aspects.
Identity (Philosophical concept)
Aging > Nutritional aspects.
Physical fitness for older people.

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  • Physical Description: xiii, 212 p. : ill.
  • Publisher: New York : Anthem Press, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Identity, embodiment and the somatic turn in the social sciences -- Corporeality, embodiment and the "new ageing" -- Gender, ageing and embodiment -- Age and the racialised body -- Disability, ageing and identity -- Sexuality, ageing and identity -- Sex and ageing -- Cosmetics, clothing and fashionable ageing -- Fitness, exercise and the ageing body -- Ageing and aspirational medicine -- Conclusions ageing, forever embodied -- References -- Index.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
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