Ow do sociological perspectives contribute to an understanding and explanation of media images of ageing and older age?

Issues included:Health:

Arber S.and Ginn J. (1991)Gender and later life, chapter 7.

Bernard M, Phillips J, Machin L and Harding Davies V.(2000) Women ageing. ch 5. London: Routledge.

cameron E. et al(1989) Black old women, disability and health carers IN Jefferys M. (ed) (1989) Growing old in the twentieth century. London: Routledge.

Chiva A. and Stears D. (2001) Promoting the health of older people: the next step in health generation. Open University Press, Buckingham.


Biggs H. (2002)The ageing body IN Evans M. and Lee E.(eds)(2002) Real bodies: a sociological introduction. Palgrave, basingstoke. chap 11.

Blaikie A. (1999)Ageing and popular culture. Cambrigde:cambridge University Press.

Hepworth M.(2000)Stories of ageing. Open University Press, Buckingham.

McQuail D. (2000) McQuails mass communication theory. sage, London. 4th edition Part I(theories).

can add something about sociology of the media literature too.
harvard system of referencing.