Beispielbild für diese ISBN

Look Me in the Eye: Old Women, Aging and Ageism

Rich, Cynthia, MacDonald, Barbara

Verlag: Spinsters Ink Books, 2001
ISBN 10: 1883523400 / ISBN 13: 9781883523404
Gebraucht / Anzahl: 1
Verkäufer Nearfine Books (Brooklyn, NY, USA)
Bei weiteren Verkäufern erhältlich
Alle  Exemplare dieses Buches anzeigen
In den Warenkorb legen
Preis: EUR 57,70
Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 3,68
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

Für später vormerken

Über dieses Buch

Bibliografische Details

Titel: Look Me in the Eye: Old Women, Aging and ...

Verlag: Spinsters Ink Books

Erscheinungsdatum: 2001

Zustand: very good


Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9781883523404-3

Über diesen Titel:

Bewertung (bereitgestellt von GoodReads):
4,07 durchschnittlich
(14 Bewertungen)

Inhaltsangabe: Still a breaking-through-the-barriers book after 22 years, this expanded edition of the classic begins with a tribute by Lise Weil, "In the Service of Truth: Remembering Barbara Macdonald." Barbara died at the age of 86 in June 2000. It also contains two talks Barbara gave, "Professionalism Is Not Benign" and "Old Women's Human Rights." An afterword by Cynthia Rich points to the impact Barbara made on the understanding of women and ageing and promises that she will continue to have a major impact on our lives.

"Barbara was the first to identify ageism as a central feminist point out that young women's alienation from old women, their dread of becoming them, their revulsion toward old women's bodies, is the direct result of society ('Your power as a younger woman is measured by the distance you can keep between you and older women')."--Lise Weil

Rezension: When they got together in the late 1970s, Barbara Macdonald, a 60-something lesbian, and her lover, Cynthia Rich, who is 20 years younger, learned that old women and young women are treated very differently, even within the women's movement. In response to this inequity, Macdonald wrote essays and open letters to feminist and social service organizations comparing ageism to racism. Her autobiographical essays describe an amazing lesbian childhood lived before the publication of The Well of Loneliness, a college career threatened by the revelation of a love affair with a woman, and frustration with young women's patronizing older women. Rich's essays examine how words and visual images in popular and feminist texts contribute to demonizing and demeaning older women.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Anbieter- & Zahlungsinformationen


Dieser Anbieter akzeptiert die folgenden Zahlungsarten:

  • American Express
  • Carte Bleue
  • EuroCard/MasterCard
  • Visa

[Im Angebot des Anbieters suchen]

[Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen]

[Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen]

Anbieter: Nearfine Books
Adresse: Brooklyn, NY, USA

AbeBooks Verkäufer seit: 13. Juni 2014
Bewertung: 4 Sterne


We guarantee the condition of every book as it is described on the Abebooks web sites. If
you are dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the
order has not arrived, you are eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery
date. If you have changed your mind about a book that you have ordered, please use the Ask
bookseller a question link to contact us and we will respond within 2 business days.


Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Anbieterinformationen: Nearfine Books is a bookseller specialised in hard-to-find and out-of-print titles. We are based in London and New York.