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Technogenarians : Studying Health and Illness Through an Ageing, Science, and Technology Lens
by Kelly Joyce and Meika Loe

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Technogenarians investigates the older person's experiences of health, illness, science, and technology. It presents a greater theoretical and empirical understanding of the biomedical aspects of aging bodies, minds, and emotions, and the rise of gerontechnology industries and professions??.?  Read more...


 
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Technogenarians investigates the older person's experiences of health, illness, science, and technology. It presents a greater theoretical and empirical understanding of the biomedical aspects of aging bodies, minds, and emotions, and the rise of gerontechnology industries and professions??.?

  • A unique scholarly investigation into elders as technology users
  • Emphasizes the need to put aging, science, and technology in the center of analyses of health and illness
  • Explores the rise of gerontechnology industries and professions?
  • Offers a critical study of the transformation of aging bodies, minds, and emotions into medical problems in need of medical solutions

  • Combines two scholarly areas - Science and Technology Studies and the Sociology of Aging, Health, and Illness - to produce innovative scholarship



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  • ISBN: 9781444351897
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Date: Aug 2011
 
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