The Coming of Age
What do the words elderly, old, and aged really mean? How are they used by society, and how in turn do they define the generation that we are taught to respect and love but instead castigate and avoid? Most importantly, how is our treatment of this generation a reflection of our society's values and priorities?
In The Coming of Age, Simone de Beauvoir seeks greater understanding of our perception of elders. With bravery, tenacity, and forceful honesty, she guides us on a study spanning a thousand years and a variety of different nations and cultures to provide a clear and alarming picture of "Society's secret shame"--the separation and distance from our communities that the old must suffer and endure.
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As the definitive study of the universal problem of growing old, The Coming of Age is "a brilliant achievement" (Marc Slonin, New York Times). What do the words elderly, old, and aged really mean? How ... Read full review
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A disappointing read: there was much skimming from page 361 to the end. I expected this to be an unpicking of cultural attitudes to aging, but it is instead simply a whole bunch of anecdotes ... Read full review
Old age and biology
The ethnological data
Old age in historical societies
Old age in presentday society
Time activity history
Old age and everyday life
Some examples of old age
Who cares for the aged?
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Some statistical data upon sexuality
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