Sanjek, Roger. Gray Panthers. University of Pennsylvania Press. 320 pp.Cloth 2009 ISBN 978-0-8122-4137-2 , $65.00; Paper 2011, ISBN 978-0-8122-2191-6 $26.50; Ebook 2011, ISBN 978-0-8122-0351-6,$26.50 Studies of elder activism are rare indeed. Much more so the kind of rich and detailed account which veteran anthropologist and activist Roger Sanjek offers us here. Gray Panthers has much […]
Janelle Christensen, PhD, MPH (AAGE member since 2006). Janelle’s research interests lie at the intersection of disaster management and aging studies, exploring how community dwelling families respond to emergency preparedness and disaster planning while simultaneously providing care for family members with Alzheimer’s disease. She completed both PhD in Applied Biocultural Medical Anthropology and a Masters […]
On March 11, 2011, an unusually strong earthquake off the coast of northeastern Japan produced a tsunami that in some places reached as high as 40 meters. The massive wave crashed across the coastal towns, carrying massive boats and buildings before sweeping back out to sea, in an instance transforming the landscape into a wasteland. […]
Answers to frequently asked questions about the 2014 Margaret Clark Award competition will be posted here: Q: Who counts as a student? A: For eligibility purposes, someone counts as a student if they are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, or have been accepted into a graduate program with enrollment occurring in 2014, at […]
The AAA meetings were, if anything too busy with Aging and Life Course events – the index listed 23!!! The ones I could get to all have big crowds – The first shown in photos was the interlocutor event where Athena McLean and I interviewed Jennifer Cole, Deborah Durham about their book, Globalization: Youth, Age, […]
Please welcome our incoming President-Elect, Iveris L. Martinez, Ph.D. and our incoming Secretary, Lydia K. Manning, Ph.D. They will both be attending the annual AAGE meeting at the Gerontological Society of America in November. Please come and introduce yourself!
Lynch, Caitrin. My name is Julius: a film about growing old, staying young, and confronting a lifetime of hearing loss. That’s My Film! 2011. OCLC 785724214 17 min. 36 sec. DVD. Lynch, Caitrin. Retirement on the line : age, work, and value in an American factory. ILR Press. 2012. ISBN 0801477786, 228 p, $21.95 (paperback) […]