By Sue Westwood
Ageing, Gender and Sexuality makes a speciality of the studies of older lesbian, homosexual and bisexual (LGB) participants, with a purpose to examine how growing older, gender and sexuality intersect to supply specific inequalities in relation to assets, acceptance and illustration in later existence. The ebook adopts a feminist socio-legal standpoint to suggest that those inequalities are knowledgeable via and play out on the subject of temporal, spatial and regulatory contexts. Discussing issues reminiscent of getting older sexual subjectivities, aging kinship formations, classed trajectories and expected care futures, this publication presents a brand new point of view on older contributors in same-sex relationships, together with those that select to not label their sexualities.
Drawing upon contemporary empirical facts, the e-book bargains new theoretical techniques for realizing the intersectionality of aging, 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 studying for college kids, students and policymakers operating within the parts of: gender and sexuality experiences; getting older experiences and gerontology; gender, sexuality and legislations; equality and human rights; sociology; socio-legal reviews; and social policy.
Ageing, Gender and Sexuality won the Socio-Legal experiences 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