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Powell, Jason L., 1971-
Social welfare, aging, and social theory / Jason L. Powell and John Martyn Chamberlain
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ1061 .P684 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Gerontology -- Philosophy
Aging
Postmodernism
Physical Description vii, 185 p. ; 24 cm
Note Rev. ed. of: Social theory and aging. c2006
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-174) and index
Contents The relationship of social theory and aging : a critical exegesis -- From galen to the clinic : the birth of biomedicine -- Occidental modernity, the biomedical gaze, and aging -- Theorizing aging : critical explorations of modernist sociological approaches -- Postmodernism, culture, and the aging body -- The "Foucault effect" and aging : relations of power, surveillance and governmentality -- Aging in the "risk society" -- Narrative and aging -- Reconstructions of aging: the case of global aging -- Conclusion: reconstructions of aging
Alternate Author Chamberlain, John Martyn, 1972-
Powell, Jason L., 1971- Social theory and aging

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