Aging and Its Discontents: Freud and Other Fictions (Theories of Contemporary Culture)

Aging and Its Discontents: Freud and Other Fictions (Theories of Contemporary Culture) Author: -
eBook Title: Aging and Its Discontents: Freud and Other Fictions (Theories of Contemporary Culture)
ISBN10: 0253206200
ISBN13: 978-0253206206
Language: English
Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr (January 1, 1991)
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Size ePub vers.: 1738 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1839 kb
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Rating: 4.3
Votes: 413
Pages: 244 pages

Provides an analysis of the effect of negative cultural representations on our ideas about getting old. This title argues that in the West ageism, like sexism and racism, is rooted in physical differences and in discrepancies in social power.

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