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Portfolio: Argentine Tango: Social dance health ‘to’ you, text and photos Jonathan Skinner

Anthropology & Aging Quarterly Volume 34, issue 4 (April 2014) pp.260-263 Argentine Tango: social dance health ‘to’ you Download as PDF: AAQ34(4)portfolio These three photos evoke the plaint of life. They are a static portrait of Argentine tango dancers mid-movement. This is life and action frozen and memorialized from a long-awaited Christmas party in Belfast, […]

Note from the Editor-in-Chief

Download this note as a pdf here AAQ34(4)Danely_notefromeditor As Editor-in-Chief of Anthropology & Aging Quarterly, I am proud to announce that our journal has finally completed preparation to take the bold step into the world of open-access digital publishing. Beginning with Volume 35 (the next issue), Anthropology & Aging Quarterly will be published by University […]

Retirement Abroad as Women’s Aging Strategy – Liesl Gambold

Retirement Abroad as Women’s Aging Strategy Liesl Gambold, Ph.D. Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University Download full PDF here:AAQ34(2)GAMBOLD Abstract Understanding the culture and lifestyle choices of retirees has never been so crucial. The aging baby boom population bubble means that by 2030 eighteen percent of the U.S. will be 65 or over. […]

Activist Pensioners, a Contradiction in Terms? Argentina’s Jubilados – Lindsay DuBois

Activist Pensioners, a Contradiction in Terms? Argentina’s Jubilados Lindsay DuBois, Ph.D. Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University Download full PDF here:AAQ34(2)DUBOIS Abstract Why does it seem unlikely that retirees should be political activists?  What does that reaction say about our understandings of retirement and of activism?  This article examines the experience of a […]

Challenging Marginalization at the Universities of the Third Age in Poland – Jessica C. Robbins-Ruszkowski

Challenging Marginalization at the Universities of the Third Age in Poland Jessica C. Robbins-Ruszkowski, Ph.D. Woodrow Wilson Internation Center for Scholars Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, University of Michigan Download full PDF here:AAQ34(2)JCRR Abstract Older people in Poland often describe and experience old age as a time in the life course marked by discrimination and […]

No Peace in the House: Witchcraft Accusations as an “Old Woman’s Problem” in Ghana – Alexandra Crampton

No Peace in the House: Witchcraft Accusations as an “Old Woman’s Problem” in Ghana Alexandra Crampton, Ph.D. Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, Marquette University Download full PDF here:AAQ34(2)CRAMPTON Abstract In Ghana, older women may be marginalized, abused, and even killed as witches.  Media accounts imply this is common practice, mainly through stories of “witches […]

Population Aging as the Social Body in Representation and Real Life

Anthropology & Aging Quarterly Volume 34, issue 3 (September 2013) pp.100-112 Population Aging as the Social Body in Representation and Real Life Alexandra Crampton Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, Marquette University Download full PDF here: AAQ34(3)CRAMPTON Abstract This article uses three levels of body analysis as presented by Nancy Scheper-Hughes and Margaret Lock to […]

Active Aging: Hiking, Health, and Healing

Anthropology & Aging Quarterly Volume 34, issue 3 (September 2013) pp.87-99 Active Aging: Hiking, Health, and Healing Rodney Steadman, Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta Candace I.J. Nykiforuk, Centre for Health Promotion Studies, School of Public Health, University of Alberta Helen Vallianatos, Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta Download full PDF here: AAQ34(3)STEADMAN Abstract This […]

Postmenopausal Health and Disease from the Perspective of Evolutionary Medicine

Anthropology & Aging Quarterly Volume 34, issue 3 (September 2013) pp.61-86 Postmenopausal Health and Disease from the Perspective of Evolutionary Medicine Andrew W. Froehle Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine Wright State University Download PDF version here: AAQ34(3)FROEHLE Abstract Menopause normally occurs between 45-55 years of age, marks the end of a woman’s […]

AAQ Volume 34 issue 3, Special Issue on the Body, September 2013

AAQ 34(3) SEPTEMBER 2013 Editor’s Introduction to the issue: the Aging Body Jason Danely COMMENTARY From Being to Ontogenetic Becoming: Commentary on Analytics of the Aging Body Ender Ricart, University of Chicago Discussion Katrina L. Moore, University of New South Wales, Australia Athena C. McLean, Central Michigan University ARTICLES Postmenopausal Health and Disease from the […]

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