Vol. 2 (2006): Invecchiare. Donne epoche culture
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Noi, le altre e il “tempo” che passa. Sguardi incrociati sull’ età critica

Published November 1, 2006
How to Cite
Fusaschi, M. (2006). Noi, le altre e il “tempo” che passa. Sguardi incrociati sull’ età critica. Storia Delle Donne, 2(1), 61-77. https://doi.org/10.13128/SDD-2039

Abstract

In the anthropological perspective the age is a social construction, responds to the social representations according to the circumstances in that it is located; the “old” age is, in fact, a transformation period during which the woman assume a new identity and position in the society. This article, briefly, discusses and compare the representations of menopause between Italians and migrants women, from different countries that live in Rome, as subjects of new transnational reality involving cultural conceptions of age and body.

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