By Sue Westwood
Ageing, Gender and Sexuality makes a speciality of the studies of older lesbian, homosexual and bisexual (LGB) members, in an effort to examine how growing old, gender and sexuality intersect to provide specific inequalities when it comes to assets, reputation and illustration in later lifestyles. The e-book adopts a feminist socio-legal viewpoint to suggest that those inequalities are knowledgeable through and play out relating to temporal, spatial and regulatory contexts. Discussing subject matters reminiscent of growing old sexual subjectivities, getting older kinship formations, classed trajectories and expected care futures, this ebook offers a brand new point of view on older participants in same-sex relationships, together with those that decide upon to not label their sexualities.
Drawing upon fresh empirical info, the e-book bargains new theoretical techniques for figuring out the intersectionality of getting older, gender and sexuality, in addition to analysing the social coverage implications of those findings. With an emphasis at the money owed of people who've skilled the dramatically altering socio-legal panorama for LGB humans first-hand, this publication is vital interpreting for college kids, students and policymakers operating within the components of: gender and sexuality reports; growing old experiences and gerontology; gender, sexuality and legislations; equality and human rights; sociology; socio-legal reports; and social policy.
Ageing, Gender and Sexuality won the Socio-Legal reports organization (SLSA) Hart Prize for Early occupation teachers for 2017.
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Ageing, Gender and Sexuality: Equality in Later Life (Routledge Research in Gender and Society) by Sue Westwood