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Ageing

(see also Gerontophobia, Social Security & Senior Movements)


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Basics

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Administration on Ageing (US Govt.).

National Academy for Teaching & Learning About Ageing.

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Andersson, Lars (ed.) Cultural Gerontology (Westport CT: Auburn House, 2002).

Arber, Sandra & Jay Ginn. Gender & Later Life: A Sociological Analysis of Resources & Constraints (Newbury Park CA: Sage, 1991).

__________ & Jay Ginn. Connecting Gender & Ageing: A Sociological Approach (Philadelphia: Open U., 1995).

Bernard, Miriam. Promoting Health in Old Age: Critical Issues in Self Care (Philadelphia: Open U., 2000).

Bond, John; Peter Coleman & Sheila Peace (eds.) Ageing in Society: An Introduction to Social Gerontology (Thousand Oaks CA: Sage, 1993).

Burns, Bruce & Chris Phillipson. Drugs, Ageing & Society: Social & Pharmacological Perspectives (London: Croom Helm, 1986).

Chaakraborti, Rajagopal Dhar. The Greying of India: Population Ageing in the Context of Asia (Thousand Oaks CA: Sage, 2004).

Cosby, Bill. I Am What I Ate -- & I Am Frightened: & Other Digressions from the Doctor of Comedy (NY: Harper Entertainment, 2003). Argues for a healthy senior lifestyle.

Dass, Ram. Still Here: Embracing Aging, Changing & Dying (eds. Mark Matousek & Marlene Roeder; NY: Riverhead, 2000).

Davis, Nancy D.; Ellen Cole & Esther D. Rothblum (eds.) Faces of Women & Aging (NY: Haworth, 1993).

Featherstone, Mike & Andrew Wernick (eds.) Images of Aging: Cultural Representations of Later Life (NY: Routledge, 1995).

Gannon, Linda. Women & Aging: Transcending the Myths (NY: Routledge, 1999).

Harper, Sarah (ed.) Families in Ageing Societies: A Multidisciplinary Approach (NY: Oxford, 2004).

Holliday, Robin. Understanding Ageing (NY: Oxford, 1995).

Jewell, Albert (ed.) Ageing, Spirituality & Well-Being (NY: Jessica Kingsley, 2004).

Lloyd-Sherlock, Peter & Paul Johnson (eds.) Ageing & Social Policy: Global Comparisons (London: Suntory & Toyota International Centers for Economics & Related Disciplines, 1996).

__________. Living Longer: Ageing, Development & Social Protection (NY: Zed, 2004).

Kidder, Tracy. Old Friends (Boston, 1993). Life in a home for the elderly.

Kua, Ee Heok. Ageing & Old Age among Chinese in a Singapore Urban Neighborhood (Singapore: National U., 1994).

Seabrook, Jeremy. A World Growing Old (London: Pluto, 2003).

Sen, Kasturi. Ageing: Debates on Demographic Transition & Social Policy (NY: Zed, 1994).

Shenk, Dena & W. Andrew Achenbaum (eds.) Changing Perceptions of Aging & the Aged (NY: Springer, 1994).

Thone, Ruth Raymond. Women & Aging: Celebrating Ourselves (NY: Haworth, 1992).

Woodrow, Philip (ed.) Ageing: Issues for Physical, Psychological & Social Health (Philadelphia: Whurr, 2002).

In the Library: Fiction

Bunting, Eve. Sunshine Home (NY: Clarion, 1994).

Edgerton, Clyde. Lunch at the Picadilly: A Novel (Chapel Hill NC: Algonquin, 2003).

Kantor Stark, Marisa. Bring Us the Old People: A Novel (Minneapolis: Coffee House, 2002).

Mootoo, Shani. Cereus Blooms at Night (NY: Bard, 1996).

Perriam, Wendy. Tread Softly (London: Peter Owen, 2002).

Vine, Barbara. The Brimstone Wedding (NY: Viking, 1996).

Weldon, Fay. Rhode Island Blues (NY: Atlantic Monthly, 2000).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

Hecht, Anthony. "Declensions," NY Review (12/2/04):59.

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" [1974], dir. John Korty, 120m. In video stores.

"On Golden Pond" [1981], dir. Mark Rydell, 109m. In video stores.

"Harold & Maude" [1971], dir. Hal Ashby, 91m. In video stores.

"Madame Sousatzka" [1988], dir. John Schlesinger, 122m. In video stores.

"Monsieur Ibrahim" [2003], dir. François Dupeyron, 95m. In video stores.

"Seeing Red" [1983], dir. Jim Klein & Julia Reichert, 100m. In video stores.

"Strangers in Good Company" [1991], dir. Cynthia Scott, 105m. In video stores.

"The Trip to Bountiful" [1985], dir. Peter Masterson, 107m. In video stores.

"Tuesdays with Morrie" [1999], dir. Mick Jackson, 89m. In video stores.

"The Work I've Done" [1984], dir. Kenneth Fink, 58m. From First Run/Icarus. Seniors talk movingly & engageingly about their approaches to retirement & the process of ageing.



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