Ideals, fantasies and the ageing female body

Brown, Ann 2018, Ideals, fantasies and the ageing female body, Ph.D thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title Ideals, fantasies and the ageing female body
Author Brown, Ann
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name Ph.D
Thesis advisor Knight TessORCID iD for Knight Tess
Date submitted 2018-05-03
Summary The main aim for this doctoral thesis was to gain a perspective on women’s experience of ageing, and to understand how media messages and peer influences shape attitudes towards ageing and appearance. A primary focus for this research was to explore the complex issues surrounding the ageing process and how Australian women, young and old, experience their changing physical appearance as they progress through the life course.
Language eng
Field of Research 170102 Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Socio Economic Objective 920408 Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Description of original 279 p.
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