Tag: ageing

Bringing Ageing to Life

alex.clegg , May 12th, 2022


Author: Charlotte Hawkins On 8th June, the ASSA team will host a workshop to bring together different anthropologists of ageing. This will include discussion of comparative papers from…


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Sixty may be the New Fifty but is Twenty Six the New Old?

alex.clegg , April 14th, 2022


Author: Sheba Mohammid In Trinidad and Tobago, we may not have Ponce De Leon’s fountain of youth, but we do have a pool. It’s technically an offshore sandbar,…


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The ‘new sandwich generation’ in urban China

alex.clegg , February 14th, 2022


Author: Xinyuan Wang The recently released seventh national census in China shows that today’s China not only has one of the lowest fertility rates in the world (on…


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Biosocial Medical Anthropology in the Time of Covid-19. New Challenges and Opportunities.

Rebecca_Irons , April 29th, 2020


SAHRA GIBBON, LEWIS DALY, AARON PARKHURST, CARRIE RYAN, GUL DENIZ SALALI AND ALEX TASKER As the events of the past few months concerning the coronavirus have unfolded across…


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#Ageing and #technology: Whose concerns?

Tanja Ahlin , December 24th, 2016


I take issue with innovation. To be sure, I admire the creative and practical potential of it, which is what most innovation is about. But it makes me…


#Ageing and #technology: Whose concerns?

Tanja Ahlin , December 24th, 2016


I take issue with innovation. To be sure, I admire the creative and practical potential of it, which is what most innovation is about. But it makes me…


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#Ageing and #technology: Whose concerns?

Tanja Ahlin , December 24th, 2016


I take issue with innovation. To be sure, I admire the creative and practical potential of it, which is what most innovation is about. But it makes me…


#Ageing and Care in a ‘Man’s World’

Jason Danely , December 23rd, 2016


I am thrown into an image: Two figures climbing steep stone stairs, so tall that I cannot see what lies at the top. They are father and son….


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#Ageing and Care in a ‘Man’s World’

Jason Danely , December 23rd, 2016


I am thrown into an image: Two figures climbing steep stone stairs, so tall that I cannot see what lies at the top. They are father and son….


#Ageing and Care in a ‘Man’s World’

Jason Danely , December 23rd, 2016


I am thrown into an image: Two figures climbing steep stone stairs, so tall that I cannot see what lies at the top. They are father and son….


Eldercare in South Africa: Dreaming of a White Paper Christmas #ageing

Casey Golomski , December 22nd, 2016


About a year ago around Christmas, South African Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi and ANC colleagues released the anticipated White Paper on implementing ambitious health system reforms branded…


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Eldercare in South Africa: Dreaming of a White Paper Christmas #ageing

Casey Golomski , December 22nd, 2016


About a year ago around Christmas, South African Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi and ANC colleagues released the anticipated White Paper on implementing ambitious health system reforms branded…


(Mis)Fortune of #ageing

Jolanda Lindenberg , December 21st, 2016


It’s really bad with him. There are metastases in his head. He can stay at home tonight, and tomorrow night he has to go back to hospital. We…


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REDUX: (Mis)Fortune of #ageing

Jolanda Lindenberg , December 21st, 2016


Originally published the 21st of December 2016. *** It’s really bad with him. There are metastases in his head. He can stay at home tonight, and tomorrow night…


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Time-ing Out of Old Age with Marc Augé #ageing

Carrie Ryan , December 20th, 2016


I have carried Marc Augé’s book Everyone Dies Young (New York: Columbia University Press 2016), with me everywhere these past two months. When walking through a meadow or…


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ANTHROPOLOGY FOR AN #AGEING PLANET

Jason Danely , December 19th, 2016


When I teach undergraduates about ageing in anthropology, I sometimes begin by stating the very mundane fact that none of us are ever going to be as young…


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ANTHROPOLOGY FOR AN #AGEING PLANET

Jason Danely , December 19th, 2016


When I teach undergraduates about ageing in anthropology, I sometimes begin by stating the very mundane fact that none of us are ever going to be as young…


ANTHROPOLOGY FOR AN #AGEING PLANET

Jason Danely , December 19th, 2016


When I teach undergraduates about ageing in anthropology, I sometimes begin by stating the very mundane fact that none of us are ever going to be as young…


Imploding Families

The Anxious Anthropologist , September 19th, 2015


Arriving at work today I was met by my coworker who wanted to talk. We’ve worked together for about three years and I see her when she comes…


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A stubborn conundrum

Paul Mason , August 3rd, 2015


Professor Margaret Lock has published an exhaustive ethnography of Alzheimer disease research in her latest book, The Alzheimer Conundrum. I recently reviewed this book for The Australian Journal of…


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Jilted…

csabaracs , May 11th, 2015


In Zasulauks neighborhood In Lady Baiba’s living room a flimsy photo hangs on the wall of a large companion on Candera street. She never misses the chance to…


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