Age and the Body

University of the Witwatersrand, Wiser

Exploring attitudes toward aging and researching a range of medical responses to the facts of aging and death, by collecting narratives from the elderly that record and reflect on 20th century sexual practices, organ and transplant histories, chronic illness, neuro states, and pathographies, all the while including ordinary South Africans and analyses of two notable South Africans—Christiaan Barnard and Nelson Mandela.

Bibliography

Reference added by Sarah Greene to Age and the Body | 13 Jun 2017

Celdrán M, Villar F, Triadó C. Thinking about my grandparent: How dementia influences adolescent grandchildren's perceptions of their grandparents, in Journal of Aging Studies, 2014-4; Elsevier BV DOI: 10.1016/j.jaging.2013.12.004



Reference added by Sarah Greene to Age and the Body | 10 Mar 2016

Nuttall S, Mbembe A. Mandela’s Mortality, in The Cambridge Companion to Nelson Mandela, Cambridge University Press (CUP) DOI: 10.1017/cco9781139003766.016