A New Ethic of 'Older': Subjectivity, surgery, and self-stylization

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A New Ethic of 'Older': Subjectivity, surgery, and self-stylization - Garnham, Bridget
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Through its themes of subjectivity, surgery, and self-stylization this book critically examines the cultural constraints and incitements that shape the practice of cosmetic surgery by older people. The book problematizes anti-ageing discourses to provide a nuanced descriptive, ethical, and political reading of `older' identity politics nested within the contemporary ethico-political terrain of self-care. A New Ethic of `Older' aims to de-territorialize the `older' subject from normative discourses of ageing and theorize ...

A New Ethic of 'Older': Subjectivity, surgery, and self-stylization 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781472414601

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