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The Resource Never say die : the myth and marketing of the new old age, Susan Jacoby

Never say die : the myth and marketing of the new old age, Susan Jacoby

Label
Never say die : the myth and marketing of the new old age
Title
Never say die
Title remainder
the myth and marketing of the new old age
Statement of responsibility
Susan Jacoby
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In a narrative that combines the intensely personal with social, economic, and historical analysis, Jacoby turns an unsparing eye on the marketers of longevity--pharmaceutical companies, lifestyle gurus, and scientific businessmen who suggest that there will soon be a "cure" for the "disease" of aging
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jacoby, Susan
Dewey number
305.260973/09051
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1064.U5
LC item number
J324 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Old age
  • Aging
  • Older people
Label
Never say die : the myth and marketing of the new old age, Susan Jacoby
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-314) and index
Contents
Never say old -- Youth culture : an American tradition -- Boomer beginnings and age-defying denial -- Miracles of modern medicine and other half-truths -- A mind is a terrible thing to lose -- Women : eventually, the only sex -- Greedy geezers and other half-truths -- The "wisdom of old age" -- Endings -- The ethics of longevity : an argument in search of facts -- Necessary bedfellows : bridges between generations old-age autonomy
Control code
ocn611964011
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 332 p.
Isbn
9780307377944
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010017123
System control number
(OCoLC)611964011
Label
Never say die : the myth and marketing of the new old age, Susan Jacoby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-314) and index
Contents
Never say old -- Youth culture : an American tradition -- Boomer beginnings and age-defying denial -- Miracles of modern medicine and other half-truths -- A mind is a terrible thing to lose -- Women : eventually, the only sex -- Greedy geezers and other half-truths -- The "wisdom of old age" -- Endings -- The ethics of longevity : an argument in search of facts -- Necessary bedfellows : bridges between generations old-age autonomy
Control code
ocn611964011
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 332 p.
Isbn
9780307377944
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010017123
System control number
(OCoLC)611964011

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