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Media and the aging body

Publikation: Bog/antologi/afhandling/rapportAntologiForskningfagfællebedømt

As societies age, issues of representations of old bodies and people’s practices and embodied experiences with media technologies requires a deeper investigation. At the same time, contemporary society is undergoing processes of mediatization, which invites us to think of the ways in which media can be said to play a role in changing practices or changing representations regarding the older body. The introduction is concerned with this duality: the changing sociocultural conditions for the ageing body and the changing authority of media and its role for the ageing body. Finally, we briefly introduce the articles that are part of the special issue ‘The ageing body and the media’.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
ForlagSage Journals
StatusUdgivet - 1 jun. 2018
NavnEuropean Journal of Cultural Studies
Nummer3
Vol/bind21
ISSN1367-5494

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