By C. Lee Harrington, Denise Bielby, Anthony R. Bardo (eds.)
The intersections of getting older, media, and tradition are under-explored given traits in inhabitants getting older, swift raises within the mediation of way of life, and the turning out to be cultural value of media intake on the worldwide point. This e-book brings jointly a global choice of severe students, either well-established and up-and-coming, from a number of the educational disciplines that proportion a standard curiosity sooner or later research of getting older and media. This anthology of unique articles integrates getting older thought and media reports via a examine of middle concerns together with the media’s effect at the building of “old age,” the reciprocal effect of getting older on media industries, age-based identities in a mediated international, problems with gender and sexuality in an getting older society, and the sensible implications of a extra built-in method among the 2 fields. The chapters discover the intersections among getting older and media within the geographical regions of advertising/marketing, tv, movie, tune, famous person and social media, between others.
Read Online or Download Aging, Media, and Culture PDF
Similar gerontology books
By way of either healthcare and total take care of the aged, nurses were at the vanguard of pioneering efforts to ensure that the aged aren't forgotten, and they obtain the easiest total care attainable, whether or not they are of their houses, hospitals, retirement villages, or nursing care amenities.
Necessities of Gerontological Nursing offers the easiest practices had to take care of older adults. Its short, but entire, clutch of concerns in elder care is a fresh addition to the present literature, that's on the whole interested in idea than on scientific perform. Designed basically for college students in gerontological nursing classes in BSN and graduate courses, the publication offers: crucial medical details and "best practices" had to take care of older adults present learn and new sufferer techniques in gerontological nursing Overviews of infrequently mentioned concerns, equivalent to elder abuse, cultural concerns, and discretion choices scientific standards and functional purposes content material designed to slot right into a one-semester direction necessities of Gerontological Nursing is every thing the nursing pupil must comprehend while taking care of older adults.
Older humans and psychological well-being Nursing offers an evidence-based consultant to taking care of the starting to be variety of older individuals with psychological health and wellbeing matters. It makes a speciality of the information and key talents which practitioners require to paintings successfully with older those that have, or are vulnerable to constructing, psychological health and wellbeing wishes.
Written for these suffering from an aged parent's lack of ability to proceed dwelling autonomously, "When getting older mom and dad cannot stay by myself presents finished details on in-house support, retirement groups, assisted residing ideas, and nursing amenities. monetary, clinical, and emotional concerns are mentioned, allowing households to make fit judgements approximately this occasionally smooth adn emotional scenario.
Additional info for Aging, Media, and Culture
In aspirational modes, younger characters are portrayed as though age is incidental to their identity, although this really just means that young age is the default age identity. These younger characters are presented as full consumers, for whom consumption is about status, enjoyment, independence, and achievement. Older adult characters, for whom age is almost always central to their characters, and is a stigmatized identity that has to be managed in some way within the commercial. ” Rather than hedonistic, consumption for older adults is “compromised,” producing the modes of portrayals we identify, because of the status disadvantage and practical constraints of older age.
Barrett, Anne; Baumann, Shyon; Claessens, Nathalie; de Laat, Kim; Gunderson, Justine Lexington Books, Lanham, ISBN: 9780739183649 40 Anne E. Barrett, Alexandra Raphael, and Justine Gunderson attitudes toward older adults and self-perceptions of aging. Following these reviews, we summarize studies examining links between media images and views of aging. We close by discussing four directions for research: (1) interpretation of media images, (2) timing and scope of media effects, (3) processes underlying links between images and views of aging, and (4) variation in interpretation, effects, or processes across images, media types, and individuals.
Marketers would be wise to rethink their assumptions of who the “elderly” are these days and to retest the concept of cognitive age. This might establish more accurate model specifications for advertising consumer products. Further, if the baby boomers are about to become the oldest cohort, then reassessing that cohort’s values and history are necessary to create the most compelling advertising appeals. They are, after all, not their parents. As the global population ages, more products and services will be developed to meet the needs of this heterogeneous group and correspondingly, more advertising (Kohlbacher, Prieler, and Hagiwara 2011).
Aging, Media, and Culture by C. Lee Harrington, Denise Bielby, Anthony R. Bardo (eds.)