By Sue Westwood
Ageing, Gender and Sexuality makes a speciality of the stories of older lesbian, homosexual and bisexual (LGB) members, that allows you to examine how aging, gender and sexuality intersect to supply specific inequalities on the subject of assets, acceptance and illustration in later existence. The booklet adopts a feminist socio-legal viewpoint to suggest that those inequalities are expert by way of and play out relating to temporal, spatial and regulatory contexts. Discussing subject matters corresponding to getting old sexual subjectivities, aging kinship formations, classed trajectories and expected care futures, this publication presents a brand new viewpoint on older contributors in same-sex relationships, together with those that decide upon to not label their sexualities.
Drawing upon contemporary empirical facts, the publication bargains new theoretical techniques for knowing the intersectionality of ageing, gender and sexuality, in addition to analysing the social coverage implications of those findings. With an emphasis at the debts of people who've skilled the dramatically altering socio-legal panorama for LGB humans first-hand, this ebook is key examining for college kids, students and policymakers operating within the components of: gender and sexuality reports; getting old reviews and gerontology; gender, sexuality and legislations; equality and human rights; sociology; socio-legal experiences; and social policy.
Ageing, Gender and Sexuality won the Socio-Legal reviews organization (SLSA) Hart Prize for Early profession lecturers for 2017.
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