Gender, Social Inequalities, and Aging

Gender, Social Inequalities, and Aging

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44.5 Gender, Social Inequalities, and Aging

The experience of men and women in later life varies enormously, not only along lines of gender but also due to ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, and race. In this text on gender issues among the aging, Calasanti and Slevin explore these differences, their genesis, their meaning to men and women, and their treatment in the policy arena. The authors also take to task traditional research on aging and how it ignores these issues. The authors cover topics of work… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: AltaMira Press (August 28, 2001)

Collection: Gender Lens

Format: EPUB

Page count: 248 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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