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Joyce, Kelly

Technogenarians: Studying Health and Illness Through an Ageing, Science, and Technology Lens

Joyce, Kelly - Technogenarians: Studying Health and Illness Through an Ageing, Science, and Technology Lens, ebook

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Technogenarians investigates the older person?s experiences of health, illness, science, and technology. It presents a greater theoretical and empirical understanding of the biomedical aspects of aging bodies, minds, and emotions, and the rise of gerontechnology industries and professions??.?


  • A unique scholarly investigation into elders as technology users

  • Emphasizes the need to put aging, science, and technology in the center of analyses of health and illness

  • Explores the rise of gerontechnology industries and professions?

  • Offers a critical study of the transformation of aging bodies, minds, and emotions into medical problems in need of medical solutions

  • Combines two scholarly areas - Science and Technology Studies and the Sociology of Aging, Health, and Illness - to produce innovative scholarship

Keywords: anti-aging, illness of elderly, gerontechnology industries, sociological approach, ageism ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
192 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444351897
Printed ISBN
9781444333800

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