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Ending ageism, or, how not to shoot old people

Ending ageism, or, how not to shoot old people

Gullette, Margaret Morganroth, author

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Published New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, [2017]

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Statement of responsibility: Margaret Morganroth Gullette
ISBN: 0813589312, 9780813589299, 9780813589312
Note: Description based on print version record.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (294 pages) : color illustrations.
Series: Global perspectives on aging
Subject: Older people Social conditions.; Aging Social aspects.; Aging Psychological aspects.; Ageism.
Series Title: Global perspectives on aging series.
Local note: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI: ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.

Contents

  1. Prologue: fight ageism, not aging: the discovery of trauma
  2. #still human: into the glare of the public square
  3. How (not) to shoot old people: breaking ageist paradigms through portrait photography
  4. The elder-hostile: giving college students a better start at life
  5. Vert-de-gris: rescuing the land lovers
  6. The Alzheimer's defense: "faking bad" in international atrocity trials
  7. Our frightened world: fantasies of euthanasia and preemptive suicide
  8. Induction into the hall of shame: when aging serves as the trigger for ageism, shaming is its weapon
  9. Redress: overcoming trauma, repairing relationships, healing society
  10. Epilogue: a declaration of grievances.