Childhood and old age--equals or opposites? / edited by Jørgen Povlsen, Signe Mellemgaard, Ning de Coninck-Smith

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Subjects: Life cycle, Human--Congresses
Intergenerational relations--Congresses
Children--Congresses
Older people--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Odense, [Denmark] : Odense University Press ; Portland, OR : Distribution in the United States and Canada, International Specialized Book Services, 1999
LC Classification: H, HQ
Table of Contents: Introduction 7
I. Age as Discourse
Bodies of Knowledge: Growing Up and Growing Old / Allison James 17
"He Wished Nothing But Good for the Children: But Knew that Many Had Been Harmed by It". Film Censorship in Denmark 1896-1922 / Ning de Coninck-Smith 31
Infancy and Old Age as Causes of Death / Anne Lokke 55
Fashioning Agehood: Lifestyle Imagery and the Commercial Spirit of Seniors Culture / Stephen Katz 75
Memories, Age and Biographical Discourse / Lene Otto 93
II. Age in Practice
A World of Their Own Making: Families and the Modern Culture of Aging / John R. Gillis 109
Complete Motherhood: The Mother-Infant Relationship in the First Few Days of Life, 1920 to 1950 / Maxine Rhodes 125
When Men Are Made into Boys. Old Boys in the Danish Sports Movement - The Sporting Fellowship of Elderly Men in the Beginning of the 20th Century / Jorgen Povlsen 137
Power to the Elders: The Politics of Aging Amongst the Kikuyu Women of Kenya / Patricia Stamp 161
Wise or Childish? Ambivalent Images of Grandparents in the Course of the 19th Century / Erhard Chvojka 185
III. Age in the Future
Age in the Future. Some Implications of New Reproductive and Genetic Technologies / Lene Koch 205
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Childhood and old age
Additional Authors: Povlsen, Jørgen
Mellemgaard, Signe
De Coninck-Smith, Ning
Notes: ISBN: 8778384907 (pbk.)
"Most of the articles contained in this book were presented at a conference Childhood and Old Age--Equals or Opposites? which took place at Odense University from 7th-9th April 1997."--p. 14
Includes bibliographical references
Physical Description: 213 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 43924943
ISBN/ISSN: 8778384907

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