Expectations and Gendered Experiences

The items in this collection relate to the exhibition on Ageing and in particular to the expectations the Bridge-IT participants had for their later life as well as the operation of gender in shaping those expectations as well as the experience of ageing.

Collector(s)

  • TCD

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Eileen McCann compares the experiences of growing older as a woman with that of men.
Marie Murphy reflects on how men and women may experience ageing differently.
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Jim Quinn talks about the increased quality of life expectancy for older people now compared to when he was a child.
Hugh Smullen talks about his perceptions of older people when he was a child.
Stephanie Cannon talks about feeling lucky that she has reached her age now and is still in good health.
Stephanie Cannon compares her life now to her mother's life.

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