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Tensions and contradictions Women’s tales of sexuality and ageing in the context for the past

Tensions and contradictions Women’s tales of sexuality and ageing in the context for the past

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Rachel Thorpe, Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre in Intercourse, Health Insurance And Community. Los Angeles Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. E-mail [email protected]

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Abstract

This informative article explores older Australian women’s sexual subjectivities within the context of social objectives of generational improvement in later-life intimate techniques. Drawing upon interview and data that are journal 28 women aged 55 to 81, it considers diverse recollections of the intimate pasts and their present subjective objectives of intercourse and closeness in later years. These information claim that these ‘post liberation’ women’s understandings of the intimate everyday lives had been shaped with a rejection of asexual age that is old while simultaneously relying upon old-fashioned gendered and heteronormative notions of intimate practice and desire. Using a crucial lens that is gerontological these information, this short article demonstrates the existence of hurdles within the sometimes over-simplified and linear interpretations of generational modification. Sigue leyendo Tensions and contradictions Women’s tales of sexuality and ageing in the context for the past