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L'anthropologue et la condition du grand âge

Abstract : The old age is a reality which affects us all. More we move forward in life, more it imposes upon ours consciousness, in spite of the fact that we try to avoid it. What matters for the persons of one very old age, more than the extension of the life expectancy, it is the life expectancy without incapacity. The pathologies of the old age engender very often greater vulnerability both on the plan physical and psychic. However, the resistance of number of elderly can be a surprise and it is true in the only purpose to value the sense of their life. And although our society make state of a double negation to the old age - moved forward in age and death - the old age remains a state of mind
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Régine de Bortoli. L'anthropologue et la condition du grand âge. Sociologie. Université de Lorraine, 2013. Français. ⟨NNT : 2013LORR0045⟩. ⟨tel-01749727⟩



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