By- Lillian K. Prueher and Iben M. Gjødsbøl As elder care markets globalize, there is tremendous potential for productive international partnerships and conversations between elder care researchers from different countries. We have experienced this first-hand over the past few years as each of us has engaged in these kinds of scholarly exchange.
This early view online article is scheduled for publication in Anthropology & Aging 39(1), 2018. Age Inscriptions and Social Change Erdmute Alber University of Bayreuth Author contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Cati Coe Rutgers University Author contact: email@example.com Abstract This special issue introduces the concept of age-inscription. It accounts for the ways that transitions, expectations and markers […]
AAGE is seeking nominations (self-nominations encouraged) for the position of Secretary, effective immediately. If you are interested, please contact the president at firstname.lastname@example.org, and include your current CV and a short narrative consisting of a statement of experience and reasons for interest in the position. The deadline for nominations will be February 1, 2017.
Like most social scientists, my approach to methodology is in important ways entangled with personal narrative. My interest in age as a field of social analysis emerged from my early experiences as a secondary school teacher. As a twenty-three year-old trainee, I was barely older than the more senior teenage students in my charge. At […]
The Association for Anthropology & Gerontology is seeking nominations for the position of Treasurer. Self-nominations are encouraged. The Treasurer is an elected position with a 5 year term of office. Responsibilities include: maintaining a record of income and expenditures maintaining a record of dues paid preparing an annual report collaborating with the Secretary to maintain […]
It began at the 2009 American Anthropological Association meeting in Philadelphia. There, founding AAGE member Jay Sokolovsky and Publisher Marion Berghahn announced the start of a new book series devoted to the study of aging and the life course in anthropology. This series became Life Course, Culture and Aging: Global Transformations and we are happy to […]
Anthropology & Aging Quarterly back issues, including all issues from 2012 are available for download now. If you missed a previous issue, just click on any of the covers below to read or download (best viewed with Adobe Reader). The contents of each issue (not including book reviews) is listed for each issue below. For […]
(**click the image on the right to download the full issue) CONTENTS Mobile Midwesterners: The Impact of Migration on Aging, Health, and Community Matthew Dalstrom, Rockford College Social Dance for Successful Aging: Models for Health, Happiness, and Social Inclusion amongst Senior Citizens Jonathan Skinner, Queen’s University, Belfast Portfolio: Winter Fires (large file) Mik […]
Deadline for submissions: June 1, 2013 This issue will focus on the aging body not only in terms of biophysical processes of maturation, but also in terms of the aging body’s cultural elaboration, its articulations with other “bodies,” such as Lock and Scheper-Hughes’ formulation of the social and political “body,” and the representation […]
Submit your research paper to the American Society on Aging to be considered for the graduate student research award! The winner will gain the recognition of peers and thousands of professionals in the field. The graduate student research award is given to spur academic and clinical interest in the field of aging and rewards the […]