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Author Powell, Jason L., 1971-

Title Social welfare, aging, and social theory / Jason L. Powell and John Martyn Chamberlain.

Publication Info. Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.26 P884S    Check Shelf
Description vii, 185 pages ; 24 cm
Note Rev. ed. of: Social theory and aging. c2006.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-174) and index.
Contents 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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Gerontology -- Philosophy.
Added Author Chamberlain, John Martyn, 1972-
Powell, Jason L., 1971- Social theory and aging.
ISBN 9780739147771 hardcover
0739147773 hardcover
9780739147788 paperback alkaline paper
0739147781 paperback alkaline paper
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