investigates the older person?s experiences of health, illness, science, and technology. It presents a greater theoretical and empirical understanding of the biomedical aspects of aging bodies, minds, and emotions, and the rise of gerontechnology industries and professions??.?
- A unique scholarly investigation into elders as technology users
- Emphasizes the need to put aging, science, and technology in the center of analyses of health and illness
- Explores the rise of gerontechnology industries and professions?
Offers a critical study of the transformation of aging bodies, minds, and emotions into medical problems in need of medical solutions
Combines two scholarly areas - Science and Technology Studies and the Sociology of Aging, Health, and Illness - to produce innovative scholarship