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Old Age: Constructions and Deconstructions

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Haim Hazan is a leading specialist on old age in anthropology, and he has published several monographs on particular communities of old people. The present book is a general essay on the realities of old age, as it is experienced, as opposed to the ideas about the old current in western societies. It argues that the construction of this world by outsiders is inevitably aff ...more
Paperback, 140 pages
Published May 19th 1994 by Cambridge University Press (first published April 28th 1994)
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Haim Hazan is Professor of sociology and social anthropology and associated with the Herczeg Institute on Aging. He published numerous articles and several books including "the Limbo People: A Study of the Constitution of the Time Universe among the Aged" (1980); "Paradoxical Community"(1990); "Managing Change in Old Age" (1992); "Old Age: Construction and Deconstruction" (1994); "From First Princ ...more
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