Women and Positive Aging: An International Perspective presents the noted research in the fields of psychology, gerontology, and gender studies, reflecting the increasingly popular and pervasive positive aging issues of women in today’s society from different cohorts, backgrounds, and life situations.
Each section describes a bridge between the theoretical aspects and practical applications of the theory that is consistent with the scientist-practitioner training model in psychology, including case studies and associated intervention strategies with older women in each chapter. In addition to incorporating current research on aging women’s issues, each section provides the reader with background about the topic to give context and perspective.
Examines a comprehensive range of issues for aging women
Details current research trends
Encompasses a holistic model of women’s aging
Ranges from physical and mental health in response to aging changes, to social relationships and sexuality
Presents a "how to put research into practice" section in each chapter
Focuses on topical issues that are relevant to women wanting to optimize their life outcomes as they live, on average, longer than ever before
Título de la serie/colección:Genders and Sexualities in the Social Sciences.
Colección: Directory of Open Access Books
Resumen (en inglés): This edited collection explores the agency of women who do violence and have violence done to them. Topics covered include rape, pornography, prostitution, suicide bombing and domestic violence. The volume contributes to the philosophical and theoretical debate, as well as offering practical, social and political responses to the issues examined.