The Youthful Structure of the Look

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Abstract

The expression “the youthful structure of the look” refers to the youthful gaze we all adopt, regardless of our age, when looking at/viewing older people. This gaze is culturally charged with negative preconceived notions of old age as decline (See “Ageism”).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging
EditorsDanan Gu, M. Dupre
PublisherSpringer
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-69892-2
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-22008-2
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 9 May 2019

Keywords

  • ageing
  • ageism
  • gaze

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  • Research Output

    "El poder de los sentidos en El señor Liberto y los pequeños placeres (Ana Serret, 2017): representaciones de la subjetividad e identidad en las personas con alzhéimer."

    Translated title of the contribution: The power of senses in Mr Liberto and the small pleasures (Ana Serret, 2017): representations of personhood and identity in people living with Alzhéimer.Medina, R., 28 May 2020, In : Bulletin of Contemporary Hispanic Studies. 2, 1, p. 51-68

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  • Activities

    • 2 Invited talk
    • 1 Types of External academic engagement - Research and Teaching at External Organisation

    CinemAGEnder: How Hispanic Cinemas Visualize Sexuality and Memory in Old Age

    Raquel Medina (Speaker)

    4 Mar 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Ageing and Dementia in Film

    Raquel Medina (Lecturer)

    21 Nov 2019

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes of External academic engagement - Research and Teaching at External Organisation

    Cite this

    Medina, R. (2021). The Youthful Structure of the Look. In D. Gu, & M. Dupre (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69892-2_278-1