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Older Men's Lives : Research on Men & Masculinities (Paperback) - Edward H. Thompson

Older Men's Lives

Research on Men & Masculinities (Paperback)

By: Edward H. Thompson (Editor), Michael S. Kimmel (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 1st August 1994
ISBN: 9780803950818
Number Of Pages: 276

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In this multidisciplinary portrait of men and their concerns in later life, the contributors use both a life course and gendered perspective to point out that the image and self-image of men are continually reconstructed throughout the life cycle. Issues examined include: the position of older men in society and the changes wrought in their status and roles over time; men's relationships to spouse, children, grandchildren and friends; and policy implications.

The Social Meaning of Age and Gender
Older Men as Men in Contemporary Society
Becoming an Older Man: Developmental Perspectives
'Successful Aging' and Psychological Well-Being
Evidence from a Forty-Five Year Study
The Work Oriented Culture
Success and Power in Elderly Men
Development and Pathology in Post-Parental Men
A Community Study
Faith Development of Older Men
Masculinity Identity from Work to Retirement
The Social Worlds of Older Men
A Gender Analysis of Older Men's Sexuality
Social, Psychological, and Biological Dimensions
A Typology of Orientations Toward Household and Marital Roles of Older Men and Women
Older Men's Friendship Patterns
Men's Ties to Siblings in Old Age
Contributing Factors to Availability and Quality
Old Men as Fathers and Grandfathers
Older Men and the Family Caregiving Orientation
Gender And Age Policy
Making Gender Visible in Public Policy
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ISBN: 9780803950818
ISBN-10: 0803950810
Series: Research on Men & Masculinities (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 1st August 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.54 x 13.95  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.36

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