Anthropology & Aging 41(2) Special issue on “The Ends of Life” and COVID-19 and Aging Bodies

Table of Contents Anthropology & Aging 41(2) December 2020

Special Issue Articles

INTRODUCTION. The Ends of Life: Time and Meaning in Later Years

Iza Kavedzija

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1-8

“Yesterday is History, Tomorrow is a Mystery”: Dying in South African Frail Care

Casey Golomski

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9-23

Family, Time, and Meaning toward the End of Life in Japan

Susan Long

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24-45

Aging well as activism: Advancing the Mexican social body through individually successful aging

Emily Wentzell

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46-58

An Attitude of Gratitude: Older Japanese in the Hopeful Present

Iza Kavedzija

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59-71

Narrating future selves: perspectives on ageing from a Scottish cohort born in 1936

Jane Elliott, JD Carpentieri

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72-89

AFTERWORD. Situating Time, Futurity, and Aging in the Pandemic

Janelle S. Taylor

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90-92

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Food Roots & Today’s Pantry: The Multiple Meanings of “Thrifty Know-How” among Older African American Women

Katherine Lambert-Pennington, Lyndsey Pender

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93-109

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PORTFOLIO: “Ends of Life”: An Interview with Sarah Lamb

Iza Kavedzija, Sarah Lamb

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110-125

COVID-19 and Aging Bodies

INTRODUCTION: COVID19 and Aging Bodies – What Do We Mean When We Say That Older Adults Are Most ‘Affected’ by COVID-19?

Christine Verbruggen

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126-131

Aging, Care, and Isolation in the Time of COVID-19.

Lenore Manderson, Susan Levine

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132-140

COVID-19 and the Kin Contract: Navigating the Family and the State During the Pandemic

Cortney Hughes Rinker, M. Aspen Bataille, Loumarie Figueroa Ortiz

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141-146

Of Public Spaces and Later-life Amity in Urban India: Gerontological Musings in Pandemic Times

Tannistha Samanta

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147-154

Weaving Flexible Aging-friendly Communities Across Generations While Living with COVID-19

Nanami Suzuki

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155-166

Risky Business: How Older ‘At Risk’ People in Denmark Evaluated Their Situated Risk During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Amy Clotworthy, Rudi GJ Westendorp

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167-176

On Vulnerability, Resilience, and Age: Older Americans Reflect on the Pandemic

Sarah Lamb

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177-186

“The Body Becomes Closed and Squeezed up in a Narrow Frame”: Loneliness and Fears of Isolation in the Lives of Older People in Rural Areas in Karelia During COVID-19.

Konstantin Galkin

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187-198

“It Spread Like a Wildfire”: Analyzing Affect in the Narratives of Nursing Home Staff During a COVID-19 Outbreak.

Andrea Freidus, Dena Shenk

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199-206

Taming and Timing Death During COVID-19: The Ordinary Passing of an Old Man in an Extraordinary Time

Sofie Rosenlund Lau, Nanna Hauge Kristensen, Bjarke Oxlund

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207-220

Recognizing Older Individuals: An Essay on Critical Gerontology, Robin Hood, and the COVID-19 Crisis

Annette Leibing

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221-229

How We Talk About Aging During a Global Pandemic Matters: On Ageist Othering and Aging ‘Others’ Talking Back

Christine Verbruggen, Britteny M. Howell, Kaylee Simmons

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230-245

Full issue with Commentary, Announcements and Book Reviews is available on the website here

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