Limit search to available items
Book Cover
E-book
Author Green, Bryan

Title Gerontology and the Construction of Old Age
Published Somerset : Taylor and Francis, 2009
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central    View Resource Record  

Copies

Description 1 online resource (249 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; Introduction to the Transaction Edition; Preface; INTRODUCTION; Methods of Language Analysis: An Overview of Conceptual Resources; Analytic Guidelines; Salient Features of the Field; 1. TEXT, DISCOURSE, AND SOCIAL REALITY: A METHODOLOGY OF ANALYSIS; The Definition of Constitutive Realism; The Linguistic Construction of Social Reality; Text and Discourse: A Duality of Language; The Concept of a Field of Discourse; Reality and Knowledge in Social Science Discourse; Social Science Discourse and Ordinary Language
4. MECHANISMS OF FIELD ORGANIZATION IN GERONTOLOGYAppropriation of the Subject-Matter; Specification of the Subject-Matter; Articulation of the Subject-Matter; Metaphoric and Metonymic Articulation; Metaphors of the Aged; Metaphors of Aging; Narrativity and Articulation; Demography as the Narrative Center of Gerontology; 5 DISPERSAL AND INTEGRATION OF ""THE AGED"" IN GERONTOLOGICAL DISCOURSE; Sources of Dispersive Pressure on ""The Aged""; Expressions of the Dispersal Problem in Gerontology; Devices for Giving Coherence and Reality to ""The Aged""; Integration Devices; Objectification Devices
Standing-Passing Structures of ObjectificationThe Standing-Passing Device in Age Stratification Discourse; Framing and Objectification; Summary and Conclusion; 6 OPENINGS AND CLOSINGS TO CRITICAL REFLECTION IN GERONTOLOGY; The Political Economy Approach in Gerontology; Closures and Preconstructions in the Political Economy Approach; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary Of Methodological Principles2 THE FOUNDATIONS OF GERONTOLOGY; The Possibility of Gerontology; Semantic Density and the Recent Visibility of the Old; Cultural Coding Problems; Forms of Coding Problems; Summary; 3. THE GRAMMAR OF DEPENDENCE AND CARE IN GERONTOLOGY; Grammar and Discourse; Toward a Grammatical Description of (In)Dependence; The Continua of Care and Dependency; The Cognitive Function of the Care-Dependency Continuum; Cognitive Tensions in the Grammar of (In)Dependence; Power-Knowledge and the Syntax of Dependency; The Place of Kindness in the Grammar of Care and Dependency
Notes Print version record
Subject Discourse analysis.
Gerontology.
Discourse analysis.
Gerontology.
Form Electronic book
Author Blundo, Robert G.
Greene, Roberta R
ISBN 1351328638
9781351328630