Table of Contents

Introduction.
Theorizing the aging and aged woman's face, body, and embodied experience.
Embodied appearance in later life : what older women have to say.
Anti-aging medicine, wrinkles, and the moral imperative to modify the aging face.
Imaging aging : media messages and the perspectives of older women.
Women and aging : the face of the future. Examines the relationship between aging and women in a culture obsessed with youthfulness and brings alive feminist theories about aging, beauty work, femininity, and the body.