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AAGE X ACYIG: Richard Zimmer on generational links in special needs families

When I was in San Diego last spring for the SPA/ACYIG Meeting (Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group), I attended a panel discussion on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (which only the USA and Somalia are yet to ratify). Many of us are involved in similar political advocacy for the […]

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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

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NEW Member Publication: Transitions and Transformations: Cultural Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course

It began at the 2009 American Anthropological Association meeting in Philadelphia.  There, founding AAGE member Jay Sokolovsky and Publisher Marion Berghahn announced the start of a new book series devoted to the study of aging  and the life course in anthropology. This series became Life Course, Culture and Aging: Global Transformations and we are happy to

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