The Phenomenology of Aging

Michael Donovan

Journal of Business Anthropology 4(1), 2015

Tags: Aging, Boomers, Cultural Change, Identity

Reflections on aging are tied to present-day cultural narratives which challenge our long held beliefs about “getting old.” The ideas of “aging spurts” and “liminality” are offered to grapple with experiences of aging and to engage current cultural conversations and possibilities.