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After Critical Gerontology?: Provocation to PAAGE Discussion Piece #1

Consideration of institutions as concretized and semi-permanent systems of knowledge production has by now sunk into the general parlance of anthropology, gerontology, and other social scientific fields of study. The rule of science, naturalizing objects of knowledge into universal fact, has transformed the policy environment in many modern nations. Scientific research, statistical projections, and public […]

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Aging and the Life Course at #AAA2015

  AAGE and the AAA Interest Group on Aging and the Life Course are gearing up for #AAA2015 in Denver, Colorado, November 18-22! Jay Sokolovsky has started compiling a 2015 Guide to the Meetings and a Guide to Core Anthropology of Aging and the Life Course Resources (The 2014 Research Guide is at: http://faculty.usfsp.edu/jsokolov/ageguide14.htm). Here

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New Title: Aging and the Digital Life Course, Pendergast and Garattini, eds.

The third volume, in the Berghahn series, Life Course, Culture & Aging: Global Transformations, edited by Jay Sokolovsky is now available. AGING AND THE DIGITAL LIFE COURSE EDITED BY DAVID PRENDERGAST AND CHIARA GARATTINI examines how developments in smart phones, the internet, cloud computing, and online social networking are redefining experiences and expectations around growing older

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Anthropology & Aging Vol.36 no.1

The June 2015 issue of Anthropology & Aging features the latest commentaries, articles, and reviews, available free now through our open-access agreement. In addition to our usual content, this issue includes a commentary/response format first introduced in the special issue on the body (33.3) and reintroduced in this issue by Maruta Vitols and Caitrin Lynch’s piece

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Anthropology & Aging Books to Review!

Aging in America (County and City Extra Series) by Robert L. Scardamalia ·  Series: County and City Extra Series ·  Hardcover: 446 pages ·  Publisher: Bernan Press (June 17, 2014)·  Language: English ·  ISBN-10: 1598887025·  ISBN-13: 978-1598887020 Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters: From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience…by Michael R Greenberg ·  Series:

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