By Sue Westwood

Ageing, Gender and Sexuality makes a speciality of the stories of older lesbian, homosexual and bisexual (LGB) contributors, to be able to examine how getting old, gender and sexuality intersect to provide specific inequalities on the subject of assets, acceptance and illustration in later existence. The publication adopts a feminist socio-legal viewpoint to suggest that those inequalities are knowledgeable through and play out relating to temporal, spatial and regulatory contexts. Discussing subject matters corresponding to aging sexual subjectivities, getting older kinship formations, classed trajectories and expected care futures, this booklet offers a brand new standpoint on older members in same-sex relationships, together with those that decide on to not label their sexualities.

Drawing upon fresh empirical info, the booklet bargains new theoretical techniques for figuring out the intersectionality of ageing, gender and sexuality, in addition to analysing the social coverage implications of those findings. With an emphasis at the bills of people who've skilled the dramatically altering socio-legal panorama for LGB humans first-hand, this publication is vital analyzing for college students, students and policymakers operating within the parts of: gender and sexuality experiences; getting older experiences and gerontology; gender, sexuality and legislation; equality and human rights; sociology; socio-legal experiences; and social policy.

Ageing, Gender and Sexuality won the Socio-Legal reports organization (SLSA) Hart Prize for Early profession teachers for 2017.

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