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Book Review: Katz, Stephen, ed. Aging in Everyday Life: Materiality and Embodiments. Policy Press. 2019. pp 230. Price: $115.00 (Hardcover); $45.95 (Paperback).

Reviewed by Theresa Southam Chair, Teaching and Learning Institute, Selkirk College Fellow, Institute for Social Innovation, Fielding Graduate University

Book Review: Katz, Stephen, ed. Aging in Everyday Life: Materiality and Embodiments. Policy Press. 2019. pp 230. Price: $115.00 (Hardcover); $45.95 (Paperback). Read More »

Book Review: Bamford, Sandra, ed. The Cambridge Handbook of Kinship. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2019. Pp. 750. Price: $157 (Hardcover); $120 (e-Book).

Reviewed by Irina Kretser Assistant Professor at the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnic Sociology, Saint-Petersburg State University

Book Review: Bamford, Sandra, ed. The Cambridge Handbook of Kinship. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2019. Pp. 750. Price: $157 (Hardcover); $120 (e-Book). Read More »

Book Review: Louise Aronson. Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life. Bloomsbury Publishing: New York. 2019. pp. 464. Price: $26.99 (Hardcover); $ 18.00 (Paperback)

Reviewed by Britteny M. Howell University of Alaska Anchorage

Book Review: Louise Aronson. Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life. Bloomsbury Publishing: New York. 2019. pp. 464. Price: $26.99 (Hardcover); $ 18.00 (Paperback) Read More »

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Anthropology & Aging (ISSN 2374-2267), the only peer-reviewed journal focusing on the anthropology and aging and the life course, plays a vital role as a resource for sharing theoretical, methodological, and empirical breakthroughs in our field. [https://anthro-age.pitt.edu/] All issues are free and open-access, published twice a year by the University Library Systems (ULS) with the

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Latest Anthropology & Aging Issue (Vol 40, No 1)

Dear Colleagues, The latest Anthropology & Aging issue (Vol 40, No 1) has just been published. It can be found online at: https://anthro-age.pitt.edu. This issue, the first one for 2019, features a selection of pieces exploring the effects of aging on religious lives.  For instance, there is an article detailing how evangelical Christian cosmology and thought function in reformulating

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Early view: Age Inscriptions and Social Change by Erdmute Alber and Cati Coe

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: erdmute.alber@uni-bayreuth.de Cati Coe Rutgers University Author contact: ccoe@camden.rutgers.edu Abstract This special issue introduces the concept of age-inscription. It accounts for the ways that transitions, expectations and markers

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CFP: Morality and Aging (special issue of Anthropology & Aging)

We are seeking additional contributors for a special issue we plan to propose. Responding to recent trends in ‘moral anthropology’, the issue will be specifically concerned with moralities in and through the latter stages of the life course. How, we ask, might moralities intersect with ageing?Just as the life course is bodily lived and socially

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CFP: Anthropology & Aging special issue on “aging in place and on the move”

Demographers report that older people are more mobile today than they have ever been. Retirement migration is no longer the luxury of the wealthy elite, and is often undertaken as an economic strategy for those unable to afford aging at home. Aging can activate north to south migration for those in search of warmer climes

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Thanks

What can I say, I live in the UK where we don’t have a Thanksgiving to celebrate today (although for some reason they still have Black Friday), but I am feeling very, very thankful. Thank you to everyone who cast their vote in this year’s AAGE election. It is an honor and a privilege for

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Anthropology & Aging Vol. 36 no.2: “Aging the Technoscape”

The November issue of A&A gathers contributions on the themes of aging and technology, but as the wording “Aging the Technoscape” suggests, the issue is not simply about how older people use technologies or how new technology will change the future of aging. After all, there is already quite a lot of that around. Last

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