Ageing, corporeality and embodiment [electronic resource] / Chris Gilleard and Paul Higgs.
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|Subject:||Aging > Psychological aspects.
Identity (Philosophical concept)
Aging > Nutritional aspects.
Physical fitness for older people.
- Physical Description: xiii, 212 p. : ill.
- Publisher: New York : Anthem Press, 2013.
|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.