restricted access   Volume 18, Number 1, Spring 2006

Table of Contents

From: NWSA Journal

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Special Issue: Aging and Ageism

Aging: A Feminist Issue

pp. vii-xiii


I met a woman who wasn't there

pp. 1-2


"We need a theoretical base": Cynthia Rich, Women's Studies, and Ageism: An Interview

pp. 3-12


Ageism and Feminism: From "Et Cetera" to Center

pp. 13-30

When Does Menopause Occur, and How Long Does It Last? Wrestling with Age and Time-Based Conceptualizations of Reproductive Aging

pp. 31-60

Age Matters in a Feminist Classroom

pp. 61-84

Focusing on the Next Picture: Feminist Scholarship as a Foundation for Teaching about Ageism in the Academy

pp. 85-98

Older People in Africa: New Engines to Society?

pp. 99-105

Of Creative Crones and Poetry: Developing Age Studies Through Literature

pp. 106-125

Old Age and Ageism, Impairment and Ableism: Exploring the Conceptual and Material Connections

pp. 126-137

"Ages are the Stuff!": The Traffic in Ages in Interwar Britain

pp. 138-161

Performing Age, Performing Gender

pp. 162-189


The Women's Studies Ph.D. in North America: Archive II

pp. 190-206

Review Essay

Technologies of Governmentality and the Question of Feminist Politics: New Literature on the Relationships between National Narratives, Law, and Identity Formation

pp. 207-213

Book and Film Reviews

Aged by Culture (review)

pp. 214-215

Whistling Women: A Study of the Lives of Older Lesbians (review)

pp. 216-217

Maggie Growls (review)

pp. 218-219

Making an Exit: A Mother-Daughter Drama with Machine Tools, Alzheimer's, and Laughter, and: Losing a Life: A Daughter's Memoir of Caregiving (review)

pp. 219-222

Monitoring Sweatshops: Workers, Consumers, and the Global Apparel Industry (review)

pp. 222-224

Embodied Care: Jane Addams, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and Feminist Ethics (review)

pp. 224-226

Listening to Olivia: Violence, Poverty, and Prostitution (review)

pp. 226-228

Signatures of Citizenship: Petitioning, Antislavery, and Women's Political Identity (review)

pp. 228-230

From Madness to Mutiny: Why Mothers Are Running from the Family Courts and What Can Be Done about It (review)

pp. 230-232