Readings

Please help us compile a list of books, edited volumes, journal articles, journals, blogs and other publications related to aging studies. Send complete references and urls (if available) to Kate de Medeiros at demedekb@miamiOH.edu.

Books and Edited Volumes

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

Baars, Jan. 2012. Aging and the Art of Living. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Baars, Jan. 2010. Philosophy of Aging, Time, and Finitude. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins
University Press.

Baars, Jan. 2010. Time and Ageing: Enduring and Emerging Issues. London: SAGE.

Baars, Jan, and Henk Visser, eds. 2007. Aging and Time; Multidisciplinary Perspectives. New York:
Baywood Publishing Company, Inc.

Basting, Anne Davis. 2009. Forget Memory: Creating Better Lives for People with Dementia.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Basting, Anne Davis. 1998. The Stages of Age: Performing Age in Contemporary American  Culture.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Beauvoir, Simone de. The Coming of Age. New York: Warner, 1973.

Bennett, Andy. 2013. Music, Style, and Aging: Growing Old Disgracefully? Philadelphia: Temple
University Press.

Calasanti, Toni M., and Kathleen F. Slevin, eds. 2006. Age Matters: Realigning Feminist Thinking.
New York: Routledge.

Calasanti, Toni M., and Kathleen F. Slevin. 2001. Gender, Social Inequalities, and Aging. Walnut
Creek, CA: AltaMira Press.

Chivers, Sally. 2011. The Silvering Screen: Old Age and Disability in Cinema. Toronto: University of
Toronto Press, Inc.

Clarke, Laura Hurd. 2010. Facing Age: Women Growing Older in Anti-Aging Culture. Lanham, MD:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Cole, Thomas R. 1992. The Journey of Life: A Cultural History of Aging in America. New York:
Cambridge University Press.

Cole, Thomas R., W. Andrew Achenbaum, Patricia Jakobi, and Robert Kastenbaum, eds. 1992.
Voices and Visions of Aging: Toward a Critical Gerontology. New York: Springer.

Cole, Thomas R., and Martha Holstein. 1996. Ethics and Aging. San Diego: Academic Press.

Cole, Thomas R., Robert Kastenbaum, and Ruth E. Ray, eds. 2000. Handbook of the Humanities
and Aging. New York: Springer.

Cole, Thomas R., Ruth E. Ray, and Robert Kastenbaum, eds. 2010. A Guide to Humanistic Studies in Aging: What Does It Mean to Grow Old?. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.

Cruikshank, Margaret, ed. 1995. Fierce With Reality: An Anthology of Literature on Aging. St. Cloud,
MN: Northstar Press.

Cruikshank, Margaret. 2009. Learning to Be Old: Gender, Culture, and Aging. Lanham, MD:
Rowman and Littlefield.

Deats, Sara Munson, and Lagretta Tallent Lenker. 1999. Aging and Identity: A Humanities Perspective. Westport, CT: Praeger.

DeFalco, Amelia. 2010. Uncanny Subjects: Aging in Contemporary Narrative. Columbus: Ohio State University Press.

de Medeiros, Kate. 2014. Narrative Gerontology in Research and Practice. New York: Springer.

Dolan, Josephine, and Estella Tincknell, eds. 2012. Aging Femininities: Troubling Representations. Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, UK. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Edmondson, Ricca, and Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz, eds. 2009. Valuing Older People. A Humanist Approach to Ageing. Bristol: The Policy Press.

Edmunds, June, and Bryan S. Turner, eds. 2002. Generational Consciousness, Narrative, and Politics. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Erickson, Karla. 2013. How We Die Now: Intimacy and the Work of Dying. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Estes, Carroll L. 1979. The Aging Enterprise: A Critical Examination of Social Policies and Services for the Aged. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc.

Faircloth, Christopher A., ed. 2003. Aging Bodies: Images and Everyday Experience. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press.

Friedan, Betty. 1993. The Fountain of Age. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Furman, Frida Kerner. 1997. Facing the Mirror: Older Women and Beauty Shop Culture. New York: Routledge.

Gravagne, Pamela H. 2013. The Becoming of Age: Cinematic Visions of Mind, Body and Identity in Later Life. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Gubrium, Jaber F., and James A. Holstein, eds. 2003. Ways of Aging. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Gullette, Margaret Morganroth. 2004. Aged by Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Gullette, Margaret Morganroth. 2011. Agewise: Fighting the New Ageism in America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Gullette, Margaret Morganroth. 1997. Declining to Decline: Cultural Combat and the Politics of the Midlife. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia.

Hammack, Phillip L., and Bertram J. Cohler, eds. 2009. The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course. New York: Oxford University Press.

Harrington, C. Lee, Denise D. Bielby, and Anthony R. Bardo, eds. 2014. Aging, Media, and Culture. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Hartung, Heike, and Roberta Maierhofer, eds. 2009. Narratives of Life: Mediating Age. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.

Henderson, J. Neil, and Maria D. Vesperi, eds. 1995. The Culture of Long Term Care: Nursing Home Ethnography. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey.

Hepworth, Mike. 2003. Ageing Bodies: Aged by Culture. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hepworth, Mike. 2000. Stories of Ageing. Philadelphia: Open University.

Holstein, James A., and Jaber F. Gubrium, eds. 2000. The Self We Live By: Narrative Identity in a Postmodern World. New York: Oxford University Press.

Holstein, Martha B. 2015. Women in Late Life: Critical Perspectives on Gender and Age. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Holstein, Martha B., and Phyllis B. Mitzen, eds. 2001. Ethics in Community-Based Elder Care. New York: Springer.

Jennings, Ros, and A. Gardner, eds. 2012. Rock On: Women, Ageing and Popular Music. Farnham: Ashgate.

Katz, Stephen, ed. 2005. Cultural Aging: Life Course, Lifestyle and Senior Worlds. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press.

Katz, Stephen. 1996. Disciplining Old Age: The Formation of Gerontological Knowledge. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia.

Kenyon, Gary, Ernst Bohlmeiher, and William L. Randall, eds. 2010. Storying Later Life: Issues, Investigations, and Interventions in Narrative Gerontology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Kenyon, Gary, Phillip Clark, and Brian de Vries, eds. 2001. Narrative Gerontology: Theory, Research, and Practice. New York: Springer.

Komesaroff, Paul A., Philipa Rothfield, and Jeanne Daly, eds. 1997. Reinterpreting Menopause: Cultural and Philosophical Issues. New York: Routledge.

Lipscomb, Valerie Barnes, and Leni Marshall, eds. 2010. Staging Age: The Performance of Age in Theatre, Dance, and Film. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Loe, Meika. 2011. Aging Our Way: Lessons for Living from 85 and Beyond. New York: Oxford University Press.

Loe, Meika. 2004. The Rise of Viagra: How The Little Blue Pill Changed Sex in America. New York: NYU Press.

MacDonald, Barbara, and Cynthia Rich. 2001. Look Me in the Eye: Old Women, Aging, and Ageism. San Francisco: Spinsters Ink Books.

Moody, Harry R. 2002. The Changing Meaning of Aging. New York: Oxford University Press.

Moody, Harry R. 2010. The New Ageing Enterprise. London: SAGE.

Moody, Harry R. 2001. Productive Aging and the Ideology of Old Age. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Myerhoff, Barbara. 1992. Remembered Lives: The Work of Storytelling, Ritual, and Growing Older. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Pearsall, Marilyn. 1997. The Other Within Us: Feminist Explorations of Women and Aging. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Randall, William L. 2014. The Stories We Are: An Essay on Self-Creation. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Randall, William L., and Elizabeth McKim. 2008. Reading Our Lives: The Poetics of Growing Old. New York: Oxford University Press.

Ray, Ruth E. 2000. Beyond Nostalgia: Aging and Life-Story Writing. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press. 

Ray, Ruth E. 2008. Endnotes: An Intimate Look at the End of Life. New York: Columbia University Press.

Ray, Ruth E., and Toni Calasanti, eds. 2011. Nobody’s Burden: Lessons from the Great Depression on the Struggle for Old-Age Security. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Savishinsky, Joel S. 2002. Breaking the Watch: The Meanings of Retirement in America. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Segal, Lynne. 2013. Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing. London: Verso.

Swinnen, Aagje, and John A. Stotesbury, eds. 2012. Aging, Performance and Stardom: Doing Age on the Stage of Consumerist Culture. Berlin: LIT Verlag,

Tulle, Emmanuelle, ed. 2004. Old Age & Agency. New York: Nova Science.

Twigg, Julia. 2001. Bathing: The Body and Community Care. New York: Routledge.

Twigg, Julia. 2006. The Body in Health and Social Care. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Twigg, Julia. 2013. Fashion and Age: Dress, the Body, and Later Life. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Walker, Margaret Urban, ed. 1999. Mother Time: Women, Aging, and Ethics. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Woodward, Kathleen. 1991. Aging and Its Discontents: Freud and Other Fictions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Woodward, Kathleen, ed. 1999. Figuring Age: Women, Bodies, Generations. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Woodward, Kathleen. 2009. Statistical Panic: Cultural Politics and Poetics of the Emotions. Durham: Duke University Press, 2009

Wyatt-Brown, Anne, and Janice Rossen, eds. 1993. Aging and Gender in Literature: Studies in Creativity. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.

Articles and Chapters

Achenbaum, W. Andrew, and Barbara Lewis. 2012. “Narrative Gerontology, Spiritual Time.” Narrative Works 2 (2): 103-116.

Agee, Eve. 2000. “Menopause and the Transmission of Women’s Knowledge: African American and White Women’s Perspectives.” Medical Anthropology Quarterly 14 (1): 73- 95.

Angus, Jocelyn, and Sally Bowen. 2011. “Quiet Please, there’s a Lady on Stage: Centering the Person with Dementia in Life Story Narrative.” Journal of Aging Studies 25: 110-117.

Baars, Jan. 2012. “Critical Turns of Aging, Narrative and Time.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 7 (2): 143-165.

Basting, Anne Davis. 2003. “Looking back from Loss: Views of the Self in Alzheimer’s Disease.” Journal of Aging Studies 17: 87-99.

Biggs, Simon. 2004. “Age, Gender, Narratives, and Masquerades.” Journal of Aging Studies 18: 45-58.

Bildtgård, Torbjӧrn. 2000. “The Sexuality of Elderly People on Film – Visual Limitations.” Journal of Aging and Identity 5 (3): 169-183.

Black, Helen K. 2002. “Different Ways to Hurt: An Elderly Woman’s Narrative of Suffering.” Journal of Aging and Identity 7 (1): 3-15.

Boswell, Maria. 2001. “Sexism, Ageism, and ‘Disability’: (Re)Constructing Agency through (Re)Writing Personal Narrative.” Women and Language 24 (2): 47-51.

Botelho, Lynn A. 2014. “Age and History as Categories for Analysis: Refiguring Old Age.” Age, Culture, Humanities 1.

Bowen, Lauren Marshall. 2014. “The Literacy Narrative of Chadwick’s The First Grader.” Age, Culture, Humanities 1.

Braun, Kathryn L., Colette V. Browne, Lana Sue Ka’opua, Bum Jung Kim, and Noreen Mokuau. 2014. “Research on Indigenous Elders: From Positivistic to Decolonizing Methodologies.” The Gerontologist 54 (1): 117-126.

Brody, Elaine M. 2010. “On Being Very, Very Old: An Insider’s Perspective.” The Gerontologist 50(1): 2-10.

Buse, Chrissy, and Julia Twigg. 2014. “Women with Dementia and their Handbags: Negotiating Identity, Privacy and ‘Home’ through Material Culture.” Journal of Aging Studies 30: 14-22.

Calasanti, Toni, and Neal King. 2007. “‘Beware of the Estrogen Assault’: Ideals of Old Manhood in Anti-Aging Advertisements.” Journal of Aging Studies 21: 357-368.

Calasanti, Toni, and Neal King. 2008. “Firming the Floppy Penis: Age, Class, and Gender Relations in the Lives of Old Men.” In The Kaleidoscope of Gender: Prisms, Patterns, and Possibilities, edited by Joan Z. Spade and Catherine Valentine. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications.

Chivers, Sally. 2012. “Reimagining Care: Images of Aging and Creativity in House Calls and Year at Sherbrooke.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 7 (2): 53-71.

Coffman, Don D. 2002. “Banding Together: New Horizons in Lifelong Music Making.” Journal of Aging and Identity 7 (2): 133-143.

Cohen-Shalev, Amir. 2002. “The Late Life Reconstruction of Selfhood Analyzed in Peter Hall’s Film She’s Been Away.” Journal of Aging and Identity 7 (1): 17-23.

Cohen-Shalev, Amir, and Esther-Lee Marcus. 2012. “An Insider’s View of Alzheimer’s: Cinematic Portrayals of the Struggle for Personhood.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 7(2): 73-96.

Cohen-Shalev, Amir, and Esther-Lee Marcus. 2007. “Golden Years and Silver Screens: Cinematic Representations of Old Age.” Journal of Aging, Humanities and the Arts 1 (1): 85-96.

Cristoforetti, Antonio, Francesca Gennai, Giulia Rodeschini. 2011. “Home Sweet Home: The Emotional Construction of Places.” Journal of Aging Studies 25: 225-232.

Cruikshank, Margaret. 2008. “Aging and Identity Politics.” Journal of Aging Studies 22: 147-151.

Cruikshank, Margaret. 2004. “Gerastology: A Feminist’s View of Gerontology and Women’s Aging.” In Feminisms and Womanisms: A Women’s Studies Reader, edited by Althea Prince and Susan Silva-Wayne, 291-302. Toronto: Women’s Press.

de Medeiros, Kate. 2005. “The Complementary Self: Multiple Perspectives on the Aging Person.” Journal of Aging Studies 19: 1-13.

de Medeiros, Kate. 2007. “Beyond the Memoir: Telling Life Stories Using Multiple Literary Forms.” Journal of Aging, Humanities, and the Arts 1 (3-4): 159-167.

de Medeiros, Kate. 2009. “Suffering and Generativity: Repairing Threats to Self in Old Age.” Journal of Aging Studies 23 (2): 97-102.

de Medeiros, Kate, and Anne Basting. 2014. “‘Shall I Compare Thee to a Dose of Donepezil?’: Cultural Arts Interventions in Dementia Care Research.” The Gerontologist 54 (3): 344-353.

Dillaway, Heather E., and Mary Byrnes. 2009. “Reconsidering Successful Aging: A Call for Renewed and Expanded Academic Critiques and Conceptualizations.” Journal of Applied Gerontology 28 (6): 702-722.

Ellison, Kirsten L. 2014. “Age Transcended: A Semiotic and Rhetorical Analysis of the Discourse of Agelessness in North American Anti-Aging Skin Care Advertisements.” Journal of Aging Studies 29: 20-31.

Fabbre, Vanessa D. 2014. “Gender Transitions in Later Life: A Queer Perspective on Successful Aging.” The Gerontologist. Date of Electronic Publication: August 26.

Freixas, Anna, Barbara Luque, and Amalia Reina. 2012. “Critical Feminist Gerontology: In the Back Room of Research.” Journal of Women & Aging 24: 44-58.

Gambold, Liesl. 2013. “Retirement Abroad as Women’s Aging Strategy.” Anthropology & Aging Quarterly 34 (2): 184-198.

Garnham, Bridget. 2014. “A Cutting Critique: Transforming ‘Older’ through Cosmetic Surgery.” Ageing and Society 34 (8): 1356-1379.

Gerritsen, Debby L., Yolande Kuin, and Jessika Nijboer. 2014. “Dementia in the Movies: The Clinical Picture.” Aging & Mental Health 18 (3): 276-280.

Gilleard, Chris, and Paul Higgs. 2010. “Ageing Abjection and Embodiment in the Fourth Age.” Journal of Aging Studies 25 (2): 135-142.

Gravagne, Pamela H. 2013. “The Magic of Cinema: Time as Becoming in Strangers in Good Company.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 8 (1): 41-63.

Grist, Hannah. 2014. “I, Anna (2012) and the Femme Fatale: Neo-noir and Representations of Female Old Age.” Postgraduate Journal of Women, Ageing, and Media 1: 5-37.

Gullette, Margaret Morganroth. 2014. “Euthanasia as a Caregiving Fantasy in the Era of the New Longevity.” Age, Culture, Humanities 1.

Gullette, Margaret Morganroth. 2003. “From Life Storytelling to Age Autobiography.” Journal of Aging Studies 17: 101-111.

Gullette, Margaret Morganroth. 2014. “What Do the Suicides of Fifty-Year-Old Men Reveal? The Public Health Emergency Exposes an Economic and Existential Crisis.” Tikkun 29 (2): 21-26.

Gygax, Franziska. 2013. “On Being Ill (in Britain and the US): Illness Narratives of the Self.” European Journal of Life Writing 2: 1-17.

Hammack, Phillip L., and Erin Toolis. 2014. “Narrative and the Social Construction of Adulthood.” New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development 145: 43-56.

Harrienger, Myrna. 1998. “The Role of Discourse in Composing a Life.” Journal of Aging Studies 12 (2): 129-135.

Hays, Terrence, Ruth Bright, and Victor Minichiello. 2002. “The Contribution of Music to Positive Aging: A Review.” Journal of Aging and Identity 7 (3): 165-175.

Hodgson, Vicky. 2014. “Still Working.” Postgraduate Journal of Women, Ageing, and Media 1: 67-75.

Holstein, Martha. 1994. “Taking Next Steps: Gerontological Education, Research, and the Literary Imagination.” The Gerontologist 34 (6): 822-827.

Hutcheon, Linda, and Michael Hutcheon. 2014. “Creativity, Productivity, Aging: The Case of Benjamin Britten.” Age, Culture, Humanities 1.

Hyde, Abbey, Jean Nee, Etaoine Howlett, Jonathan Drennen, and Michelle Butler. 2010. “Menopause Narratives: The Interplay of Women’s Embodied Experiences with Biomedical Discourses.” Qualitative Health Research 20 (6): 805-815.

Hydén, L.-C., and L. Ӧrulv. 2009. “Narrative and Identity in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Case Study.” Journal of Aging Studies 23: 205-214.

Johnson, Rebecca A., and Jessica Bibbo. 2014. “Relocation Decisions and Constructing the Meaning of Home: A Phenomenological Study of the Transition into a Nursing Home.” Journal of Aging Studies 30: 56-63.

Josselson, Ruthellen. 2011. “‘Bet You Think this Song is about You’: Whose Narrative Is It in Narrative Research?” Narrative Works 1 (1): 33-51.

Katz, Stephen. 2014. “What is Age Studies?” Age, Culture, Humanities 1 (1).

Katz, Stephen.  2014. “Music, Performance and Generation: The Making of Boomer Biographies.” In Aging, Media and Culture, edited by C. Lee Harrington, Denise D. Bielby and Anthony R. Bardo. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Katz, Stephen.  2013.  “Active and Successful Aging: Lifestyle as a Gerontological Idea.” Recherches sociologiques et anthropologiques 44 (1).

Katz, Stephen. 2015. Book Review: Aging Bones: A Short History of Osteoporosis. Social History of Medicine, DOI:10.1093/shm/hkv046

Katz, Stephen. 2013. “Dementia, Personhood and Embodiment: What Can We Learn from the Medieval History of Memory?” Dementia, DOI: 10.1177/1471301213476505

Katz, Stephen.  2012. “Embodied Memory: Aging, Neuroculture and the Genealogy of Mind.” Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities. 4 (May 31).

Katz, Stephen.  2011. “Hold On! Falling, Embodiment and the Materiality of Old Age.” In Corpus: An Interdisciplinary Reader on Bodies and Knowledge, edited by Monica J. Casper and Paisley Currah. New York: Palgrave Press.

Katz, Stephen.  2010. “Sociocultural Perspectives on the Aging Body.” In The International Handbook of Social Gerontology, edited by Dale Dannefer and Chris Phillipson. London: Sage Publications.

Katz, Stephen, and Barbara Marshall. 2003. “New Sex for Old: Lifestyle, Consumerism, and the Ethics of Aging Well.” Journal of Aging Studies 17: 3-16.

Katz, Stephen and Jessica Gish.  2015. “Aging in the Biosocial Order: Repairing Time and Cosmetic Rejuvenation in a Medical-Spa Clinic.” The Sociological Quarterly 56 (1).

Katz, Stephen and Kevin E. McHugh.  2010. “Age, Meaning, and Place: Cultural Narratives and Retirement Communities.” In A Guide to Humanistic Studies in Aging, edited by Thomas R. Cole, Ruth Ray and Robert Kastenbaum. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Katz, Stephen and Toni Calasanti.  2015. “Critical Perspectives on Successful Aging: Does It ‘Appeal More Than It Illuminates’?”  The Gerontologist 56 (1).

Kelly, Fiona. 2014. “Bodywork in Dementia Care: Recognizing the Commonalities of Selfhood to Facilitate Respectful Care in Institutional Settings.” Ageing and Society 34 (6): 1073-1090.

Kessler, Eva-Marie, Katrin Rakoczy, and Ursula M. Staudinger. 2004. “The Portrayal of Older People in Prime Time Television Series: The Match with Gerontological Evidence.” Ageing and Society 24 (4): 531-552.

Kohon, Jacklyn, and Paula Carder. 2014. “Exploring Identity and Aging: Auto-Photography and Narratives of Low Income Older Adults.” Journal of Aging Studies 30: 47-55.

Kontos, Pia. 2003. “‘The Painterly Hand’: Embodied Consciousness and Alzheimer’s Disease.” Journal of Aging Studies 17: 151-170.

Kontos, Pia, and Wendy Martin. 2013. “Embodiment and Dementia: Exploring Critical Narratives of Selfhood, Surveillance, and Dementia Care.” Dementia 12 (3): 288-302.

Krainitzki, Eva. 2014. “Judi Dench’s Age-Inappropriateness and the Role of M: Challenging Normative Temporality.” Journal of Aging Studies 29: 32-40.

Kunneman, Harry. 1997. “The Relevance of Postmodern and Feminist Philosophy for the Study of Aging.” Journal of Aging Studies 11 (4): 273-282.

Lamb, Erin Gentry. 2014. “‘Polyester Pants and Orthopedic Shoes’ Introducing Age Studies to Traditional-Aged Undergraduates.” Age, Culture, Humanities 1.

Lamb, Sarah. 2014. “Permanent Personhood or Meaningful Decline? Toward a Critical Anthropology of Successful Aging.” Journal of Aging Studies 29: 41-52.

Lauzen, Martha M., David M. Dozier. 2005. “Maintaining the Double Standard: Portrayals of Age and Gender in Popular Film.” Sex Roles 52 (7/8): 437-446.

Li, Ruobing, and Myron Orleans. 2002. “Personhood in a World of Forgetfulness: An Ethnography of the Self-Process among Alzheimer’s Patients.” Journal of Aging and Identity 7 (4): 227-244.

Liddy, Susan. 2014. “Missing Persons? Representations of Mature Female Sexuality in British and Irish Film 1998-2011.” Postgraduate Journal of Women, Ageing, and Media 1: 38-66.

Lincoln, Anne E., and Michael Patrick Allen. 2004. “Double Jeopardy in Hollywood: Age and Gender in the Careers of Film Actors, 1926-1999.” Sociological Forum 19 (4): 611-663.

Lipscomb, Valerie Barnes. 2014. “‘Putting on Her White Hair’: The Life Course in Wilder’s The Long Christmas Dinner.” Age, Culture, Humanities 1.

Lipscomb, Valerie Barnes. 2012. “‘The Play’s the Thing’: Theatre as a Scholarly Meeting Ground in Age Studies.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 7 (2): 117-141.

Lloyd, Liz, Michael Calnan, Ailsa Cameron, Jane Seymour, and Randall Smith. 2014. “Identity in the Fourth Age: Perseverance, Adaptation and Maintaining Dignity.” Ageing and Society 34 (1): 1-19.

Lodge, Amy C., and Debra Umberson. 2013. “Age and Embodied Masculinities: Midlife Gay and Heterosexual Men Talk about Their Bodies.” Journal of Aging Studies 27: 225-232.

Maierhofer, Roberta. 2000. “Simone de Beauvoir and the Graying of American Feminism.” Journal of Aging and Identity 5 (2): 67-77.

Mangum, Teresa. 2008. “Elderly Mothers and Middle-Aged Daughters in Charles Dickens’s Dombey and Son.” In Other Mothers: Beyond the Maternal Ideal, edited by Ellen Bayuk Rosenman and Claudia C. Klaver, 75-100. Columbus: Ohio State University Press.

Mangum, Teresa. 2002. “Longing for Life Extension: Science Fiction and Late Life.” Journal of Aging and Identity 7 (2): 69-82.

Marhankova, Jaroslava Hasmanova. 2011. “Leisure in Old Age: Disciplinary Practices Surrounding the Discourse of Active Aging.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 6 (1): 5-32.

Marshall, Barbara L., and Momin Rahman. 2014. “Celebrity, Ageing and the Construction of ‘Third Age’ Identities.” International Journal of Cultural Studies. Date of Electronic Publication: June 3.

Marshall, Barbara L., and Stephen Katz. 2012. “The Embodied Life Course: Post-ageism or the Renaturalization of Gender?” Societies 2: 222-234.

Marshall, Barbara L., and Stephen Katz. 2002. “Forever Functional: Sexual Fitness and the Aging Male Body.” Body & Society 8: 43-70.

Marshall, Leni. 2014. “Thinking Differently about Aging: Changing Attitudes through the Humanities.” The Gerontologist. Date of Electronic Publication: July 5.

Marshall, Leni. 2009. “Teaching Ripening: Including Age when Teaching the Body.” Transformations 19 (2): 55-80.

Marshall, Leni. 2006. “Aging: A Feminist Issue.” NWSA Journal 18 (1): vii-xiii.

Moe, Angela M. 2014. “Sequins, Sass, and Sisterhood: An Exploration of Older Women’s Belly Dancing.” Journal of Women & Aging 26 (1): 39-65.

Montemurro, Beth, and Jenna Marie Siefkin. 2014. “Cougars on the Prowl? New Perceptions of Older Women’s Sexuality.” Journal of Aging Studies 28: 35-43.

Moore, Bridie. 2014. “Depth, Significance, and Absence: Age-Effects in New British Theatre.” Age, Culture, Humanities 1.

Morell, Carolyn M. 2003. “Empowerment and Long-Living Women: Return to the Rejected Body.” Journal of Aging Studies 17: 69-85.

Noice, Tony, Helga Noice, and Arthur F. Kramer. 2014. “Participatory Arts for Older Adults: A Review of Benefits and Challenges.” The Gerontologist 54 (5): 741-753.

Penney, Lauren. 2013. “The Uncertain Bodies and Spaces of Aging in Place.” Anthropology & Aging Quarterly 34 (3): 113-125.

Perkinson, Margaret A., and Samantha L. Solimeo. 2014. “Aging in Cultural Context and as Narrative Process: Conceptual Foundations of the Anthropology of Aging as Reflected in the Works of Margaret Clark and Sharon Kaufman.” The Gerontologist 54 (1): 101-107.

Pickard, Susan. 2014. “Biology as Destiny? Rethinking Embodiment in ‘Deep’ Old Age.” Ageing and Society 34 (8): 1279-1291.

Port, Cynthia. 2005. “‘Money, for the Night is Coming’: Gendered Economies of Aging in the Novels of Jean Rhys and James Joyce.” In Metaphors of Economy, edited by Nicole Bracker and Stefan Herbrechter. New York: Rodopi.

Port, Cynthia. 2012. “No Future? Aging, Temporality, History, and Reverse Chronologies.” Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities 4.

Powell, Jason L., and Charles F. Longino, Jr. 2002. “Postmodernism Versus Modernism: Rethinking Theoretical Tensions in Social Gerontology.” Journal of Aging and Identity 7 (4): 219-226.

Rubinstein, Robert L., and Kate de Medeiros. 2014. “‘Successful Aging,’ Gerontological Theory and Neoliberalism: A Qualitative Critique.” The Gerontologist. Date of Electronic Publication: August 26.

Sandberg, Linn. 2013. “Affirmative Old Age: The Ageing Body and Feminist Theories on Difference.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 8 (1): 11-40.

Saxton, Benjamin, and Thomas R. Cole. 2012. “No Country for Old Men: A Search for Masculinity in Later Life.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 7 (2): 97-116.

Schrauf, Robert W., Madelyn Iris, Ellen Navarro, and Tetyana Smotrova. 2014. “How to Construct a Case of Alzheimer’s Disease in Three Languages: Case-Based Reasoning in Narrative Gerontology.” Ageing and Society 34 (2): 280-309.

Schwaiger, Liz. 2006. “To Be Forever Young? Towards Reframing Corporeal Subjectivity in Maturity.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 1 (1): 11-41.

Segal, Lynne. 2014. “Temporal Vertigo: The Paradoxes of Ageing.” Studies in Gender and Sexuality 15 (3): 214-222.

Silver, Catherine B. 2003. “Gendered Identities in Old Age: Toward (De)gendering?” Journal of Aging Studies 17: 379-397.

Small, Helen. 2014. “Assisted Living: ‘Acting Naturally’ in Room 335.” Age, Culture, Humanities 1.

Sontag, Susan. 1972. “The Double Standard of Aging.” The Saturday Review, September 23, 29-38.

Swinnen, Aagje. 2012. “‘Everyone Is Romeo and Juliet!’ Staging Dementia in Wellkåmm to Verona by Suzanne Osten.” Journal of Aging Studies 26: 309–318.

Swinnen, Aagje, and Cynthia Port. 2012. “Aging, Narrative, and Performance: Essays from the Humanities.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 7 (2): 9-15.

Takács, Judy. 2013. “Fascinating Wisdom: ‘The Solon Senior Project.’” Anthropology & Aging Quarterly 34 (3): 135-140.

Tally, Margaret. 2008. “Hollywood, Female Sexuality, and the ‘Older Bird’ Chick Flick.” In Chick Flicks: Contemporary Women at the Movies, edited by Suzanne Ferriss and Mallory Young, 119-131. New York: Routledge.

Tornstam, Lars. 2006. “The Complexity of Ageism: A Proposed Typology.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 1 (1): 43-68.

Twigg, Julia. 2007. “Clothing, Age, and the Body: A Critical Review.” Ageing & Society 27: 285-305.

Twigg, Julia, and Shinobu Majimab. 2014. “Consumption and the Constitution of Age: Expenditure Patterns on Clothing, Hair and Cosmetics among Post-War ‘Baby Boomers.’” Journal of Aging Studies 30: 23-32.

Twigg, Julia, and Wendy Martin. 2014. “The Challenge of Cultural Gerontology.” The Gerontologist. Date of Electronic Publication: June 28.

Van den Hoonaard, Deborah K., Kate Mary Bennett, and Elizabeth Evans. 2014. “‘I Was there when She Passed’: Older Widowers’ Narratives of the Death of Their Wife.” Ageing and Society 34 (6): 974-991.

Vares, Tiina. 2009. “Reading the ‘Sexy Oldie’: Gender, Age(Ing) and Embodiment.” Sexualities 12 (4): 503-524.

Ward, Richard, Sarah Campbell, and John Keady. 2014. “‘Once I Had Money in my Pocket, I Was Every Colour under the Sun’: Using ‘Appearance Biographies’ to Explore the Meanings of Appearance for People with Dementia.” Journal of Aging Studies 30: 64-72.

Wearing, Sadie. 2007. “Subjects of Rejuvenation. Aging in Postfeminist Culture.” In Interrogating Postfeminism: Gender and the Politics of Popular Culture, edited by Yvonne Tasker and Diane Negra, 277-310Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Westerhof, Gerben J., and Ernst T. Bohlmeijer. 2014. “Celebrating Fifty Years of Research and Applications in Reminiscence and Life Review: State of the Art and New Directions.” Journal of Aging Studies 29: 107-114.

Woodward, Kathleen. 1988. “Youthfulness as Masquerade.” Discourse 11 (1): 119-142.

Woodward, Kathleen. 2006. “Performing Age, Performing Gender.” NWSA Journal 18 (1): 162-189.

Woodward, Kathleen. 2012. “A Public Secret: Assisted Living, Caregivers, Globalization.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 7 (2): 17-51.

Wray, Sharon. 2012. “‘This is Your Life You Have to Live with the Memories’: Older Migrant Women’s Reflections on Living with the Past.” The International Journal of Aging and Society 1 (3): 35-48.

Xhonneux, Lies. 2014. “When ‘Mixing Memory and Desire’: Imaginative Revisions and the Productive Power of Nostalgia in Rebecca Brown’s Oughtabiographies.” European Journal of Life Writing 3: 23-43.

Zeilig, Hannah. 2014. “Dementia as a Cultural Metaphor.” The Gerontologist 54 (2): 258-267.

Zeilig, Hannah. 2011. “The Critical Use of Narrative and Literature in Gerontology.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 6 (2): 7-37.

Children’s Literature

“A is for Aging, B is for Books” – http://www.lindseymcdivitt.com/blog/

Silver Century Foundation’s Bibliography of Children’s Literature (divided by age group) –
http://silvercentury.org/polResources.cfm?doctype_code=BOOKSCHILDTHREE#.VDDDAIjD_IU
http://silvercentury.org/polResources.cfm?doctype_code=BOOKSCHILDEIGHT#.VDDEcojD_IU
http://silvercentury.org/polResources.cfm?doctype_code=BOOKSCHILDTEEN#.VDDEkYjD_IU

Films

AARP’s “Movies for Grownups” – http://www.aarp.org/entertainment/movies-for-grownups/

Rina Rosselson’s “Old Woman in Film Guide” – http://oldwomaninfeaturefilms.wordpress.com/old-woman-in-film-guide/

Silver Century Foundation’s “Silver Cinema” – http://silvercentury.org/polResources.cfm?doctype_code=SILVERCINEMA#.VDDGnojD_IU

 

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