Feminist gerontology and old men.

@article{Calasanti2004FeministGA,
  title={Feminist gerontology and old men.},
  author={Toni M. Calasanti},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={59 6},
  pages={
          S305-14
        }
}
This article outlines feminist gerontology and shows how its focus on power relations lends insight into the lives of those people disadvantaged by them as well as the people privileged by social inequalities. To illustrate the latter, I discuss how feminist gerontology might examine old men, using the topic of health as an example. For instance, arrangements that maintain privilege in young adulthood and middle age can lead to poor health in old age. These practices of masculinity include… CONTINUE READING
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