By Sue Westwood
Ageing, Gender and Sexuality makes a speciality of the studies of older lesbian, homosexual and bisexual (LGB) contributors, with the intention to examine how ageing, gender and sexuality intersect to provide specific inequalities on the subject of assets, popularity and illustration in later existence. The booklet adopts a feminist socio-legal viewpoint to suggest that those inequalities are knowledgeable by way of and play out on the subject of temporal, spatial and regulatory contexts. Discussing themes similar to aging sexual subjectivities, growing old kinship formations, classed trajectories and expected care futures, this ebook presents a brand new standpoint on older contributors in same-sex relationships, together with those that decide on to not label their sexualities.
Drawing upon fresh empirical information, the publication deals new theoretical methods for figuring out 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 ebook is key examining for college students, students and policymakers operating within the parts of: gender and sexuality stories; growing old reports and gerontology; gender, sexuality and legislation; equality and human rights; sociology; socio-legal reports; and social policy.
Ageing, Gender and Sexuality won the Socio-Legal experiences organization (SLSA) Hart Prize for Early occupation lecturers for 2017.
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Ageing, Gender and Sexuality: Equality in Later Life (Routledge Research in Gender and Society) by Sue Westwood