Slovenski etnografski muzej

Številka revije 
Etnolog 15 (2005)
Tanja Bizjan
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The old female body put through the mill of the youth cult

The article investigates the awareness of aging and old age through an analysis of the old female body. It explores modern society’s attitude to old people and considers stereotyped ideas about their bodies. It also witnesses to the self-determination and tenacity of old women to preserve their self-image and their view of the world: even though modern society is youth oriented and little place is left for old, ugly, and unproductive people, they manage to maintain a realistic attitude to their own body based on their life experiences, and this also reveals their similar attitude to themselves as a whole, to others and to the world.