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Complete AAGE guide to #2022AAASeattle: events, invited sessions, meetings and more

Jay Sokolovsky has once again compiled a complete guide to the AAA meeting for the Interest Group, complete with all the information you need to make the most of your time in Seattle. This year, we’ll be passing on the ceremonial gavel to our new AAGE President, Cati Coe, and celebrating the winners of the […]

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Book Review: Pasveer, Bernike, Oddgeir Synness and Ingunn Moser, eds. Ways of Home Making in Care for Later Life. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2020. Price: $125 (Hardcover); $101 (eBook)

Reviewed by Francisca Yuenki LAI National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Book Review: Pasveer, Bernike, Oddgeir Synness and Ingunn Moser, eds. Ways of Home Making in Care for Later Life. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2020. Price: $125 (Hardcover); $101 (eBook) Read More »

Book Review: Cohan, Deborah, J. Welcome to Wherever We Are: A Memoir of Family, Caregiving, and Redemption. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press. 2020. pp. 184. Price: $26.95 (Hardcover; eBook).

Reviewed by Christina Barmon, Central Connecticut State University

Book Review: Cohan, Deborah, J. Welcome to Wherever We Are: A Memoir of Family, Caregiving, and Redemption. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press. 2020. pp. 184. Price: $26.95 (Hardcover; eBook). Read More »

Book Review: Aubrecht, Katie, Christine Kelly and Carla Rice, eds. The Aging-Disability Nexus. Vancouver: UBC Press. 2020. $70.85 (Hardcover). $25.95 (Paperback and eBook)

Reviewed by: Yvonne Wallace University of Toronto, Canada yvonne.wallace@mail.utoronto.ca

Book Review: Aubrecht, Katie, Christine Kelly and Carla Rice, eds. The Aging-Disability Nexus. Vancouver: UBC Press. 2020. $70.85 (Hardcover). $25.95 (Paperback and eBook) Read More »

Book Review: Coe, Cati. The New American Servitude: Political Belonging among African Immigrant Home Care Workers. New York: NYU Press. 2019. pp. 304. Price: $32 (Paperback)

Reviewed by Lisa Krajecki, American University B. A. Paxton, American University Alana Lee Glaser, St. John’s University contact: glasera@stjohns.edu

Book Review: Coe, Cati. The New American Servitude: Political Belonging among African Immigrant Home Care Workers. New York: NYU Press. 2019. pp. 304. Price: $32 (Paperback) Read More »

Book Review: Gatta, Mary. Waiting on Retirement: Aging and Economic Insecurity in Low-Wage Work. Stanford CA: Stanford University Press. 2019. pp 184. Price: $85 (Hardcover); $23.85 (Paperback).

Reviewed by: Neri de Kramer, Ph.D  Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Associate in Arts Program, University of Delaware contact: dekramer@udel.edu

Book Review: Gatta, Mary. Waiting on Retirement: Aging and Economic Insecurity in Low-Wage Work. Stanford CA: Stanford University Press. 2019. pp 184. Price: $85 (Hardcover); $23.85 (Paperback). Read More »

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: AVA 2021 BEST VISUAL ETHNOGRAPHIC MATERIAL AWARD

CALL FOR ENTRIES: AVA 2021 BEST VISUAL ETHNOGRAPHIC MATERIAL AWARD ADDRESSING AGING AND THE LIFE COURSE AGENET, AAGE and VANEASA are inviting anthropological works which through the employment of visual methods address the issues surrounding aging and the life course in creative ways, offering new modes of engagement and understanding.The jury will award up to

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Book Review: Cole, Ellen and Lisa Hollis-Sawyer, eds. Older Women Who Work: Resilience, Choice, and Change. Washington: American Psychological Association. 2020. pp 282. Price: $59.99 (Paperback); $56.99 (eBook)

Reviewed by Urša Bratun (ursa.bratun@zf.uni-lj.si) University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Alma Mater Europaea ECM, Slovenia

Book Review: Cole, Ellen and Lisa Hollis-Sawyer, eds. Older Women Who Work: Resilience, Choice, and Change. Washington: American Psychological Association. 2020. pp 282. Price: $59.99 (Paperback); $56.99 (eBook) Read More »

Book Review: Gilleard, Chris and Paul Higgs. Social Division and Later Life: Difference, Diversity and Inequality. Bristol Policy Press. 2020. pp 216. Price: $103.75 (Hardcover); $37.55 (eBook and Paperback)

Reviewed by Ashwin Tripathi (ashwin.tripathi@iitgn.ac.in) Humanities and Social Science; Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, India

Book Review: Gilleard, Chris and Paul Higgs. Social Division and Later Life: Difference, Diversity and Inequality. Bristol Policy Press. 2020. pp 216. Price: $103.75 (Hardcover); $37.55 (eBook and Paperback) Read More »

Book Review: Sokolovsky, Jay, ed. The Cultural Context of Aging: Worldwide Perspectives, 4th Edition. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger. 2020. pp. 707. Price: $108 (Hardcopy); $59 (Paperback); $56 (eTextbook).

Reviewed by Bjarke Oxlund (bjarke.oxlund@anthro.ku.dk) University of Copenhagen

Book Review: Sokolovsky, Jay, ed. The Cultural Context of Aging: Worldwide Perspectives, 4th Edition. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger. 2020. pp. 707. Price: $108 (Hardcopy); $59 (Paperback); $56 (eTextbook). Read More »

Book Review: Shea, Jeanne, Katrina Moore and Hong Zhang, eds. Beyond Filial Piety: Rethinking Aging and Caregiving in Contemporary East Asian Societies. New York, NY: Berghahn. 2020. pp. 432. Price: $ 149.00 (Hardcopy); $39.95 (eBook).

Reviewed by Francesco Diodati University of Milan-Bicocca

Book Review: Shea, Jeanne, Katrina Moore and Hong Zhang, eds. Beyond Filial Piety: Rethinking Aging and Caregiving in Contemporary East Asian Societies. New York, NY: Berghahn. 2020. pp. 432. Price: $ 149.00 (Hardcopy); $39.95 (eBook). Read More »

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 PDF 1-8 “Yesterday is History, Tomorrow is a Mystery”: Dying in South African Frail Care Casey Golomski PDF 9-23 Family, Time, and Meaning toward the End of Life in Japan

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