Generations in Japan are fragmented. Society lacks structures to create solidarities between them (which is a very Western, and thus foreign idea anyway). Is it naïve to think the brutal fact of a higher COVID-19 mortality rate for the aged might inspire sympathy rather than division? The criticism aimed at seniors queueing at drugstores has been just one of the everyday side-effects of COVID-19, one that naturalizes moral judgements against older bodies in public spaces.
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- Kimberly Shay (Wayne State University), an AAGE Student Member Profile
- Verónica Maria Pascoal Sousa (University of Lisbon), an AAGE Student Member Profile
- 2022 Margaret Clark Award for Student Papers
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