Category Archives: Gender

  1. Fighting Ageism

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    October 22, 2015 by Jean

    We live in a society awash with negative stereotypes about aging. I have written about these negative images before (see, …
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  2. The Threat of Marginality

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    July 1, 2014 by Jean

    In his book The Experience of Retirement, Robert S. Weiss notes that, All retirees face the same two challenges of …
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I am Jean Potuchek, a professional sociologist who has just stepped into the next phase of my life, retirement, after more than thirty years of college teaching. This blog is about my experience of that new phase of life.

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