Older Men's Lives

by Edward H., Jr. Thompson

Part of the Sage Series on Men and Masculinity Series

Older Men's Lives Synopsis

In this multidisciplinary portrait of men and their concerns in later life, the contributors use both a life course and gendered perspective to point out that the image and self-image of men are continually reconstructed throughout the life cycle. Issues examined include: the position of older men in society and the changes wrought in their status and roles over time; men's relationships to spouse, children, grandchildren and friends; and policy implications.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780803950801
Publication date: 4th August 1994
Author: Edward H., Jr. Thompson
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 276 pages
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