Extra Time? Senses of Old Age and Their Understanding in the Book by Camilla Cavendish. Book Review: Camilla Cavendish. Extra Time: 10 Lessons for an Aging World. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 2019

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14515/monitoring.2021.2.1798

Keywords:

active longevity, biological features of aging, perception of aging, aging, physical exercise

Abstract

The review analyses the conclusions and provisions of the book by Camilla Cavendish «Extra Time», dedicated to the issue of aging in a cross-country aspect and the peculiarities of the perception of aging as an active time of life. The book provides practical recommendations related to the features of active aging and the opportunity to maintain health and activity by performing the necessary physical exercises during the extra time period. In the review, the author critically comprehends the features of aging as a positive time, examining the work of Camilla Cavendish through the prism of critical gerontology and sociology.

Author Biography

Konstantin A. Galkin, Sociological Institute, Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences

  • Sociological Institute, Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia
    • Cand. Sci. (Soc.), Senior Researcher

Published

2021-05-08

Issue

Section

BOOK REVIEW