By Sue Westwood
Ageing, Gender and Sexuality makes a speciality of the stories of older lesbian, homosexual and bisexual (LGB) members, to be able to examine how getting older, gender and sexuality intersect to supply specific inequalities in terms of assets, reputation and illustration in later lifestyles. The publication adopts a feminist socio-legal viewpoint to suggest that those inequalities are expert through and play out relating to temporal, spatial and regulatory contexts. Discussing themes comparable to getting old sexual subjectivities, getting older kinship formations, classed trajectories and expected care futures, this ebook presents a brand new point of view on older members in same-sex relationships, together with those that decide upon to not label their sexualities.
Drawing upon fresh empirical information, the booklet bargains new theoretical methods for realizing the intersectionality of growing old, gender and sexuality, in addition to analysing the social coverage implications of those findings. With an emphasis at the bills of people who've skilled the dramatically altering socio-legal panorama for LGB humans first-hand, this booklet is key interpreting for college kids, students and policymakers operating within the parts of: gender and sexuality reports; growing old reports 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 stories organization (SLSA) Hart Prize for Early profession teachers for 2017.
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Ageing, Gender and Sexuality: Equality in Later Life (Routledge Research in Gender and Society) by Sue Westwood