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Incitement, Critical Gerontology, Ending Ageism, Gullette,

Written by: Margaret Morganroth Gullette  August 4th, 2017 How does incitement work when the target is not an adolescent, but old people?        Press attention was recently riveted on a teenage girl who was ...

Economic foundations, aging, silver economy, marketing

Written by: Andrzej Klimczuk June 9th, 2017 Some people may say that the creative industries have little in common with old age and ageing. Nothing could be more far from the truth, seeing how regardless of age, we all use some form ...

When I created my anthology of literature on aging, I chose a diverse group of writers, past and present. Students in my ESL classes contributed stories about aging in their countries, including folk tales they had heard growing up.

migration

Population ageing and international migration are two of the major societal trends that European societies are facing today. These trends affect not only the ways in which we conceive aging and old age but also the manner in which ...

Written by: Dr. Ramirez-Valles January 4, 2016 Queer gerontology is a critical analysis of the heterosexual norms shaping scholarship and practice in gerontology. This approach is relatively new, with only a handful of authors writing ...

population ageing

Nowadays the importance of population ageing is widely accepted. Researchers produce a rich body of knowledge on it, and policymakers’ carry out the reform welfare states in reaction to it.