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Women, aging, and ageism / Evelyn R. Rosenthal, editor.

Rosenthal, Evelyn R.
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New York : Harrington Park Press, [1990]

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xiii, 164 pages ; 22 cm


"Women, Aging, and Ageism was simultaneously issued by the Haworth Press, Inc., under the same title, as a special issue of the Journal of Women & Aging, volume 2, number 2 1990."--From title page.
Copy 1. Donor: This item was originally held in the Women's Health Library. It was donated to Wellcome in 2016 by the Feminist Library, which acted as temporary custodian following the closure of Women's Health in 2006. The Women's Health Library archive, consisting of information files on a wide range of health issues, is held in the Wellcome Library (Reference: SA/WHL).
Copy 1. Former Women's Health Library shelfmark: Bc


Preface / Beth B. Hess -- Women and varieties of ageism / Evelyn R. Rosenthal -- Being old: seven women, seven views / Noreen Hale -- Friendships among old women / Ruth Harriet jacobs -- Untitled / Mira Josefowitz Spektor -- On gray hair and oppressed brains / Ann E. Gerike -- Reality? / Ingrid Reti -- Hidden death: the sexual effects of hysterectomy / Dorin Schumacher -- Sonnet / Mira Jossefowitz Spektor -- Love and work after 60: an integration of personal and professional growth within a long-term marriage / Rachel Josefowitz Siegel -- We are not your mothers: report on two groups for women over sixty / Rachel Josefowitz Siegel -- At sixty-one / Ingrid Reti -- Extended care-giving: the experience of surviving spouses / Sandra L. Quinn-Musgrove -- Duologue / Ingrid Reti -- Reflections of midlife lesbians on their adolescence / Barbara E. Sang -- Women in dual-career families and the challenge of retirement / Joy B. Reeves.
Invention begins at forty: older women of the 19th century as inventors / Autumn Stanley -- Inventing freedom: the positive poetic "mutterings" of older women / Jo C. Searles.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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