Life After 50

Life After 50 Sex Roles (2007) 57:941–942 DOI 10.1007/s11199-007-9308-z BOOK REVIEW Women Over 50. Psychological Perspectives. Edited by Varda Muhlbauer and Joan Chrisler, New York, Springer, 2007. 210 pp. $49.95 (hardbound) ISBN: 0387463402 Paula S. Derry Published online: 4 October 2007 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007 Women over 50 is a welcome addition to the literature on especially those indicating senescence, provide core mature women. This literature is dominated by books about images. Menopause has been an especially central image menopause, loss of physical and psychological abilities and for understanding both physical changes and psychological possibilities, or, alternatively, spiritual and quasi-spiritual concerns. Menopause is taken to signify a body whose journeys that end in becoming a wise woman. The language reproductive ability has worn out or broken down, as other andtheoriesusedtodescribe midlife women most body systems are similarly beginning to wear out. The commonly are distinctly different from those used when beginning of chronic health problems of old age like heart discussing earlier stages of life because they emphasize disease, and physical features that signify aging like pathology or the denial of pathology. This book, on the wrinkles and sagging breasts, are taken to be associated other hand, describes the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Life After 50

Sex Roles , Volume 57 (12) – Oct 4, 2007
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Springer US
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
eISSN
1573-2762
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11199-007-9308-z
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Sex Roles (2007) 57:941–942 DOI 10.1007/s11199-007-9308-z BOOK REVIEW Women Over 50. Psychological Perspectives. Edited by Varda Muhlbauer and Joan Chrisler, New York, Springer, 2007. 210 pp. $49.95 (hardbound) ISBN: 0387463402 Paula S. Derry Published online: 4 October 2007 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007 Women over 50 is a welcome addition to the literature on especially those indicating senescence, provide core mature women. This literature is dominated by books about images. Menopause has been an especially central image menopause, loss of physical and psychological abilities and for understanding both physical changes and psychological possibilities, or, alternatively, spiritual and quasi-spiritual concerns. Menopause is taken to signify a body whose journeys that end in becoming a wise woman. The language reproductive ability has worn out or broken down, as other andtheoriesusedtodescribe midlife women most body systems are similarly beginning to wear out. The commonly are distinctly different from those used when beginning of chronic health problems of old age like heart discussing earlier stages of life because they emphasize disease, and physical features that signify aging like pathology or the denial of pathology. This book, on the wrinkles and sagging breasts, are taken to be associated other hand, describes the

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