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Author Powell, Jason L., 1971-
Title Social welfare, aging, and social theory / Jason L. Powell and John Martyn Chamberlain
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HQ1061 .P684 2012    AVAILABLE    30610020378014
Descript vii, 185 p. ; 24 cm
Note Rev. ed. of: Social theory and aging. c2006
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-174) and index
The relationship of social theory and aging : a critical exegesis -- From galen to the clinic : the birth of biomedicine -- Occidental modernity, the biomedical gaze, and aging -- Theorizing aging : critical explorations of modernist sociological approaches -- Postmodernism, culture, and the aging body -- The "Foucault effect" and aging : relations of power, surveillance and governmentality -- Aging in the "risk society" -- Narrative and aging -- Reconstructions of aging : the case of global aging
Subject Gerontology -- Philosophy
Alt Author Chamberlain, John Martyn, 1972-
Powell, Jason L., 1971- Social theory and aging
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