Women & Aging: A Guide to the Literature

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Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1997 - Reference - 259 pages
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More than 2000 bibliographic entries and extensive cross-references are included in this resource on women and ageing. It contains journal articles, book chapters, essays and doctoral dissertations, as well as complete books. All book entries are annotated.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Gerontology and Womens Aging
9
Psychological Perspectives on Womens Aging
17
Sociological Perspectives on Womens Aging
35
Economic Issues and MiddleAged and Older Women
69
Living Arrangements
85
MidLife and Women
93
Old Age and Women
123
CrossCultural and International Perspectives on Womens Aging
151
Creativity and Productivity
163
Diaries Journals Letters Memoirs Oral Histories and Testimonies Personal Narratives
175
Fiction and Poetry by and About Women as They Age
187
Locating Additional Sources
211
Notes
225
Indexes
227
About the Book
259

AgeismSexism
139

Common terms and phrases

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