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Title Aging, media, and culture / edited by C. Lee Harrington, Denise D. Bielby, and Anthony R. Bardo
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 259 pages)
Contents New areas of inquiry in aging, media, and culture / C. Lee Harrington, Denise D. Bielby and Anthony R. Bardo -- Advertising and marketing -- Aspiration and compromise : portrayals of older adults in television advertising / Shyon Baumann and Kim de Laat -- Forever young : the new aging consumer in the marketplace / Anne L. Balazs -- Age identities -- Reflections of old age, constructions of aging selves : drawing links between media images and views of aging / Anne E. Barrett, Alex Raphael, and Justine Gunderson -- Age and gender in film and television : the case of huong hoang / Anthony R. Bardo -- Celebrity -- Growing old in celebrity culture / Hilde Van den Bulck -- Social meaning of celebrities in the everyday lives of nursing home residents : an exploratory study / Nathalie Claessens -- Music -- Music, performance and generation : the making of boomer rock and roll biographies / Stephen Katz -- "The long strange trip" continues : aging deadheads / Rebecca G. Adams, and Justin T. Harmon -- Fandom -- A life course perspective on fandom / C. Lee Harrington and Denise D. Bielby -- Breaking dusk : fandom, gender/age intersectionality, and the "twilight moms" / Christine Scodari -- Gender and sexuality -- "Let's do it like grown-ups" : a filmic mènage of age, gender, and sexuality / Leni Marshall and Aagje Swinnen -- Sexualizing the third age / Barbara L. Marshall -- Social/new media -- Learning new tricks : the use of social media in later life / Kelly Quinn -- Polite pigs and emotional elves : age in digital worlds / Rosa Mikeal Martey -- Afterword : a view from media studies / Cornel Sandvoss -- Afterword : a view from gerontology / Merril Silverstein
Summary This collection of original articles sits at the intersection of two interdisciplinary fields: media studies and aging studies. Drawing on both scholarly literatures, we explore the reciprocal influences of aging and mediation in the realms of music, television, celebrity, fandom, social media, film, and advertising/marketing, among others
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mass media and culture.
Mass media and older people.
Older people.
Form Electronic book
Author Bardo, Anthony R., editor, author
Bielby, Denise D., editor, author
Harrington, C. Lee, 1964- editor, author
ISBN 0739183648 (electronic)
9780739183649 (electronic)