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The absent body - A social gerontological paradox
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology.
1996 (English)In: AGEING AND SOCIETY, ISSN 0144-686X, Vol. 16, 701-719 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This contribution, which is mainly theoretical, focuses on the paradox that, to a considerable extent, the body has been absent from social gerontology, despite the fact that in our culture, ageing is presented both in terms of surface and body and is exp

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS , 1996. Vol. 16, 701-719 p.
Keyword [en]
absent body; body; dualism; ageless self; personal and social identity; LIFE
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-58415OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-58415DiVA: diva2:86325
Addresses: Oberg P, UPPSALA UNIV, DEPT SOCIOL, S-75108 UPPSALA, SWEDEN.Available from: 2008-10-17 Created: 2008-10-17 Last updated: 2011-01-15

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