Cultural Perspectives on Aging
Hülsen-Esch, Andrea (editor)
The societal significance of old age and ageing are increasing due to demographic developments. Age(ing) is not only a biological and social fact, but also a cultural one. This book reveals the importance of cultural factors in order to build a framework for analyzing and understanding cultural constructions of ageing, bringing together scholarly discourses from the arts and humanities as well as social, medical and psychological fields of study.
KeywordsCultural gerontolgy; arts; ageing; dementia
ISBN9783110683042, 9783110682977, 9783110683110
Publication date and placeBerlin/Boston, 2021
Literary studies: general
Society & social sciences