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Dr. Lyon studied the third age, a life course stage promoted by academic, professional and popular texts consisting of a healthy, prosperous, flexible retirement. Her ethnographic work showed that low-income women from the baby boomer generation interpreted these discourses in distinct ways according to their class, gender, and status.
A randomly-selected Doctoral citation each day: today from the Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology (PhD) - graduated in 2017
 

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