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New issue: Anthropology & Aging 45(1)

We are excited to announce that Anthropology & Aging has just published its latest issue 45(1), which you can read here: https://anthro-age.pitt.edu/ojs/anthro-age/issue/view/45. This issue includes two original research articles that deal with perceptions of well-being in Chile and pet robots in dementia care in Denmark; a new conversation in our “Aging Talks” section; a Commentary […]

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April Book Discussion: Tanja Ahlin’s Calling Family

The Association of Aging, Gerontology, and the Life Course (AAGE) is hosting a discussion of Tanja Ahlin’s Calling Family: Digital Technologies and the Making of Transnational Care Collectives (Rutgers University Press, 2023) via Zoom on Friday, April 12, 12-1pm (Eastern North America). About the book: How do digital technologies shape both how people care for

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February book discussion: Alana Glaser’s Solidarity and Care

On Friday, February 9th, 12-1pm (Eastern North America), we will be discussing Alana Lee Glaser’s Solidarity and Care: Domestic Worker Activism in New York City (Temple University Press, 2023), via Zoom. About the book: The members of the Domestic Workers United (DWU) organization—immigrant women of color employed as nannies, caregivers, and housekeepers in New York

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January Book Discussion: Diete Humblet’s The Older Prisoner

The Association of Aging, Gerontology, and the Life Course (AAGE) is hosting a discussion of Diete Humblet’s The Older Prisoner (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021) on Friday, January 12, 2024, 12-1pm (Eastern, North America) via Zoom. About the book: This book critically explores the world of older prisoners to provide a more nuanced understanding of imprisonment at

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December Book Discussion: Amanda Grenier’s Late-Life Homelessness

The Association of Aging, Gerontology, and the Life Course (AAGE) is hosting a discussion of Amanda Grenier’s Late-Life Homelessness: Experiences of Disadvantage and Unequal Aging (McGill-Queens University Press, 2022) on Friday, December 8, 12-1pm (Eastern, North America). About the book: Around the world and across a range of contexts, homelessness among older people is on

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November book discussion: Anita Hannig’s The Day I Die

Our next book discussion will be on Anita Hannig’s The Day I Die: The Untold Story of Assisted Dying in America (Sourcebooks, 2022) on Friday, November 10, 12-1pm (Eastern, North America). About the book: Lyrical and lucid, sensitive but never sentimental, The Day I Die tackles one of the most urgent social issues of our

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Relatives and Robots: A Conversation on Elder Care in Japan with James Wright and Jason Danely

The sudden urgent discussions around Artificial Intelligence (AI) flooding into every aspect of our lives has sparked a resurgence of interest in the topic of robot caregivers. In Italy, Europe’s oldest country, some think robots will be able to fill the gap left by shrinking families and concerns about the sustainability of its system of

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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

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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 »

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