hockey & james

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  • Growing up & Growing old - Hockey & James 1993
    • say that children are seen to lack the status of personhood
    • link old age & childhood saying they are socially constructed the same
      • losing their 'personhood'
    • largely confines to places for children like schools, nurseries & families
    • seen as the opposite of adults, seen as vulnerable & innocent
    • are growing up separated & excluded from the public, adult world
    • in their research clients in a care home were treated like children
      • hockey & james argue that it was not based on medical needs
    • argue that such an identity is possible to resist

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