Mother time women aging and ethics is a wonderful collection of essays assembled by margaret urban walker rarely has an ethical dimension of womens aging ever been discussed in the academic world. Mother time opens up a novel area of inquiry the ethical dimension of womens experiences of aging fifteen distinguished contributors offer original essays that explore the assumptions experiences and public policies that affect womens well being and dignity in later life. Mother time women aging and ethics edited by margaret urban walker lanham md rowman littlefield 1999 this book arrived at a particularly pertinent time in my life. Ethical studies of aging have so far failed to emphasize gender and feminist ethics has neglected older women even when emphasizing other dimensions of difference finally work on aging in all fields has focused on the elderly while this volume sees aging as an extended process of negotiating personal and social change. This collection of original essays opens up a novel area of inquiry the distinctively ethical dimension of womens experiences of aging fifteen distinguished contributors here explore assumptions experiences practices and public policies that affect womens well being and dignity in later life
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