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Review: Gray Panthers (Roger Sanjek)

Sanjek, Roger.  Gray Panthers. University of Pennsylvania Press.  320 pp.Cloth 2009  ISBN 978-0-8122-4137-2 , $65.00; Paper 2011, ISBN 978-0-8122-2191-6  $26.50; Ebook 2011, ISBN 978-0-8122-0351-6,$26.50 Studies of elder activism are rare indeed.  Much more so the kind of rich and detailed account which veteran anthropologist and activist Roger Sanjek offers us here.  Gray Panthers has much […]

Review: Elder Care Catastrophe: Rituals of Abuse in Nursing Homes & What You Can Do About It (Jason S. Ulsperger and J. David Knottnerus)

Ulsperger, Jason S. and Knottnerus, J. David. Elder Care Catastrophe: Rituals of Abuse in Nursing Homes & What You Can Do About It. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Press. 2011. ISBN 9781594519079, 222 pp. Price $ 28.95 (Paper). As the population rapidly ages and people are living longer, today’s Boomers are faced with the complex decision of […]

AAQ Volume 34 Issue 4 (April 2014) – Aging, Sex, and Well-Being in Brazil, edited by Annette Leibing

DOWNLOAD full version PDF for free here:AAQ34(4)full Anthropology & Aging Quarterly, Volume 34, Issue 4 Note from the Editor-in-Chief ARTICLES Group Submission: Aging, Sex, and Well-Being in Brazil, edited by Annette Leibing Heterotopia and Illness: Older women and Hypertension in a Brazilian Favela Annette Leibing, Université de Montreal Aging, Gender and Sexuality in Brazilian Society […]

Portfolio: Argentine Tango: Social dance health ‘to’ you, text and photos Jonathan Skinner

Anthropology & Aging Quarterly Volume 34, issue 4 (April 2014) pp.260-263 Argentine Tango: social dance health ‘to’ you Download as PDF: AAQ34(4)portfolio These three photos evoke the plaint of life. They are a static portrait of Argentine tango dancers mid-movement. This is life and action frozen and memorialized from a long-awaited Christmas party in Belfast, […]

Note from the Editor-in-Chief

Download this note as a pdf here AAQ34(4)Danely_notefromeditor As Editor-in-Chief of Anthropology & Aging Quarterly, I am proud to announce that our journal has finally completed preparation to take the bold step into the world of open-access digital publishing. Beginning with Volume 35 (the next issue), Anthropology & Aging Quarterly will be published by University […]

Retirement Abroad as Women’s Aging Strategy – Liesl Gambold

Retirement Abroad as Women’s Aging Strategy Liesl Gambold, Ph.D. Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University Download full PDF here:AAQ34(2)GAMBOLD Abstract Understanding the culture and lifestyle choices of retirees has never been so crucial. The aging baby boom population bubble means that by 2030 eighteen percent of the U.S. will be 65 or over. […]

Activist Pensioners, a Contradiction in Terms? Argentina’s Jubilados – Lindsay DuBois

Activist Pensioners, a Contradiction in Terms? Argentina’s Jubilados Lindsay DuBois, Ph.D. Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University Download full PDF here:AAQ34(2)DUBOIS Abstract Why does it seem unlikely that retirees should be political activists?  What does that reaction say about our understandings of retirement and of activism?  This article examines the experience of a […]

Challenging Marginalization at the Universities of the Third Age in Poland – Jessica C. Robbins-Ruszkowski

Challenging Marginalization at the Universities of the Third Age in Poland Jessica C. Robbins-Ruszkowski, Ph.D. Woodrow Wilson Internation Center for Scholars Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, University of Michigan Download full PDF here:AAQ34(2)JCRR Abstract Older people in Poland often describe and experience old age as a time in the life course marked by discrimination and […]

No Peace in the House: Witchcraft Accusations as an “Old Woman’s Problem” in Ghana – Alexandra Crampton

No Peace in the House: Witchcraft Accusations as an “Old Woman’s Problem” in Ghana Alexandra Crampton, Ph.D. Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, Marquette University Download full PDF here:AAQ34(2)CRAMPTON Abstract In Ghana, older women may be marginalized, abused, and even killed as witches.  Media accounts imply this is common practice, mainly through stories of “witches […]

PORTFOLIO

Anthropology & Aging Quarterly Volume 34, issue 3 (September 2013) pp.135-140 Fascinating Wisdom: “The Solon Senior Project” Judy Takács, Painter Download full high quality printable PDF here: AAQ34(3)TAKACS-hires If the delicious signs of aging were considered fascinating and revered in our culture, how would they be honored in art? What if every pucker and fold […]

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