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  • Sandberg, Linn, 1983- (författare)
  • Affirmative Old Age the Ageing body and Feminist theories on Difference
  • 2013
  • Ingår i: International Journal of Ageing and Later Life. - Linköping University Electronic Press. - 1652-8670 .- 1652-8670. ; 8:1, s. 11-40
  • Tidskriftsartikel (refereegranskat)abstract
    • <p>Discourses on old age and ageing are framed in narrow and binary ways, either as a decline narrative or through discourses of positive and successful ageing. The decline narrative, on the one hand, is highly centred on the decline of the ageing body as frail, leaky and unbounded, and on how old age is characterized by non-productivity, increasing passivity and dependency. Discourses on successful ageing, on the other hand, rely heavily on neo-liberal imperatives of activity, autonomy and responsibility. In successful ageing the specificities of ageing bodies are largely overlooked while the capacity of the old person to retain a youthful body, e.g. with the aid of sexuopharmaceuticals, is celebrated. </p><p> </p><p>This article argues for the need of a theorizing of old age that goes beyond the binaries of decline and success. Drawing on the work of feminist corpomaterialists Rosi Braidotti and Elisabeth Grosz, the article proposes <em>affirmative old</em> <em>age</em> as an alternative conceptualization of old age. As a theoretical project, affirmative old age aims to acknowledge the material specificities of the ageing body and is an attempt to theorize the ageing body in terms of difference but without understanding it as a body marked by decline, lack or negation.</p>
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  • Sandberg, Linn, 1983- (författare)
  • Just feeling a naked body close to you : Men, Sexuality and Intimacy in Later Life
  • 2013
  • Ingår i: Sexualities. - Sage Publications. - 1363-4607 .- 1461-7382. ; 16:3/4, s. 261-282
  • Tidskriftsartikel (refereegranskat)abstract
    • <p>Despite an increasing emphasis on sexuality as lifelong and part of healthy ageing, the voices of older men and women are seldom heard. Based on qualitative interviews with Swedish heterosexual men aged 67-87, this article discusses how men make sense of later life sexuality through narratives of intimacy. In the interviews, intimacy is described as something more or other than sexual intercourse, involving both touch and feelings of love and closeness in a committed relationship. Inspired by the work of Ahmed (The Cultural Politics of Emotion, 2004) the article discusses how narratives of intimacy shape the sexual subjectivities and bodies of older men. Intimacy is discussed as making sexual subjectivities and bodies possible beyond a coital imperative. As such, intimacy is of potential use to anti-ageist and feminist theorizing. However, intimacy is also discussed as a possible reinforcement of respectable heterosexuality. The article concludes that intimacy may be a way for older heterosexual men to navigate between current binary discourses of asexual old age and 'sexy seniors'.</p>
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