18 Oct Aging in Germany Volume 1: Images of Aging in Flux. Historical, intercultural, theoretical and current perspectives
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National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009The volume concentrates on the topic of “Images of Aging in Flux.” It contains contributions from a historical and comparative intercultural perspective and discusses the theoretical principles of images of age, stereotypes of age and discourses about age in the past and present as well as in various countries and cultures. Beyond that, the latest developments in the media and corporations, in Germany in particular, are given consideration. Social developments and long-term as well as current processes of change and the changeability of images of age are examined on a contextual level.