Women Coming of Age

Women Coming of Age Sex Roles (2016) 74:92–93 DOI 10.1007/s11199-015-0523-8 BOOK REVIEW Women and Aging: An International, Intersectional Power Perspective. Edited by Varda Muhlbauer, Joan C. Chrisler, and Florence L. Denmark, New York, Springer, 2015. 172 pp. $129 (hardcover) ISBN: 978-3-319-09305-5 Phyllis Moen Published online: 12 August 2015 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015 I remember being warned as a graduate student in the U.S. in story of success and failure. Gendered age boundaries have the late 1970s not to write a dissertation on women because I become more permeable for large groups of women; however, would be typecast and have trouble getting a job. I took that they are left intact for many, far too many, others^ (p.4). advice. Then, as an assistant professor, I had a paper rejected What makes this book particularly useful is that it does not fall into the trap of focusing exclusively on the double jeop- from a leading sociology journal because it was just on wom- en workers. A reviewer said I needed a comparison sample of ardies of the combination of gender and age, but contributes men. This, despite the fact that all the articles in this journal important insights as to women’s added assets http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2015 by Springer Science+Business Media New York
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
eISSN
1573-2762
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11199-015-0523-8
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Sex Roles (2016) 74:92–93 DOI 10.1007/s11199-015-0523-8 BOOK REVIEW Women and Aging: An International, Intersectional Power Perspective. Edited by Varda Muhlbauer, Joan C. Chrisler, and Florence L. Denmark, New York, Springer, 2015. 172 pp. $129 (hardcover) ISBN: 978-3-319-09305-5 Phyllis Moen Published online: 12 August 2015 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015 I remember being warned as a graduate student in the U.S. in story of success and failure. Gendered age boundaries have the late 1970s not to write a dissertation on women because I become more permeable for large groups of women; however, would be typecast and have trouble getting a job. I took that they are left intact for many, far too many, others^ (p.4). advice. Then, as an assistant professor, I had a paper rejected What makes this book particularly useful is that it does not fall into the trap of focusing exclusively on the double jeop- from a leading sociology journal because it was just on wom- en workers. A reviewer said I needed a comparison sample of ardies of the combination of gender and age, but contributes men. This, despite the fact that all the articles in this journal important insights as to women’s added assets

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Sex RolesSpringer Journals

Published: Aug 12, 2015

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