A present for my sister. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Writing in a crisp, vivid, and witty style, Applewhite shows us how and why our culture’s preoccupation with –– and deification of –– youth has resulted in society-wide fear and dread of life’s later years, which are actually filled with potential and opportunity for growth, if only we would be more mindful and empathetic of others, and get out of our own internally ageist way. It connects us empathically with our future selves.”, "Wow. Please try again. I belonged to the Artist's Network of Refuse & Resist group that originated the anti-Iraq-invasion slogan and performance pieces titled "Our Grief is Not a Cry for War." Later, the Supreme Court made it harder for aggrieved employees to sue. This Chair Rocks is very fully researched but is reader-friendly for the non-academic. It’s not having vaginas that makes life harder for women, it’s sexism. Ashton Applewhite successfully dissects and challenges many of the assumptions we commonly make about what it means to be old and the often unspoken prejudice of older people. Last Christmas one of my sisters gave me a copy of the book This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, by Ashton Applewhite. It is both a … Other Editions of This Title: Digital … That is what this awesome book did for me around age discrimination. The author – and the main audience -may be American but this remarkable book should be read by anyone who has been affected by ageism – and that means most of us. Far from shaming people who have internalized ageism, she shows even the cosmetically “done” how to undo it. --Pepper Schwartz, Professor of Sociology, University of Washington and AARP Ambassador. In This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto against Ageism, Ashton Applewhite has created an informative and entertaining guide for living the second half of our lives with confidence and power. She threads the needle, neither denying the realities of aging, nor bemoaning them, nor giving in to "90-year-old marathon runner syndrome," -- those chipper news features about exceptions to the rule. ―Kirkus Reviews, “Applewhite offers a fierce and funny yet practical and thoughtful manifesto on how such negativity can be combated on individual and societal levels. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. In the final episode of 2020, Susan Ryan sits down with activist and writer, Ashton Applewhite. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 I sincerely hope this book achieves the sales it so richly deserves. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. .orange-text-color {color: #FE971E;} Discover additional details about the events, people, and places in your book, with Wikipedia integration. Her magic formula of naming and shaming may just shake all of us out of complacency and it into action. This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism by Ashton Applewhite has an overall rating of Rave based on 6 book reviews. Snap! Sold by Resource Warehouse (ships international) and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Lively, funny, and deeply researched, This Chair Rocks traces her journey from apprehensive boomer to pro-aging radical, and in the process debunks myth after myth about late life. This Chair Rocks traces her journey from apprehensive boomer to pro-aging radical, and in the process debunks myth after myth about late life. I’m making my way to the old age I want, and it won’t look like his.” Rightly, for this book, age “denial” is her first target. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. This should be a must read book for everyone from age 12 to 112. the wit and the sheer truth of Ashton Applewhite’s writing a joy – and an education, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 18, 2016. This should be a must read book for everyone from age 12 to 112. the wit and the sheer truth of Ashton Applewhite’s writing a joy – and an education, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 18, 2016. The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, ... Long Live the Queen: 23 Rules for Living from Britain’s Longest-Reigning Monarch. Applewhite shows how ageism distorts our view of old age, and urges us to challenge age- based prejudices in ourselves and in society. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Lively, funny, and deeply researched, This Chair Rocks traces her journey from apprehensive boomer to pro-aging radical, and in the process debunks myth after myth about late life. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Please try again. Until This Chair Rocks we haven’t had a single compact book that blows up myths seven to a page like fireworks. I now boast about my age, especially as only last year I published to flattering reviews a Memoir of my first three decades, but when I was first eligible for a Senior Railcard I dreaded using it in public. Last Christmas one of my sisters gave me a copy of the book This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, by Ashton Applewhite.. Perhaps it’s because I’m creeping closer to turning … My book, This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, was published in March, 2019 by Celadon Books, a new division of Macmillan, Inc. Appealing to a wide audience, it might even serve as a spark for positive social change." Within four or five wise, passionate pages, I had found insight, illumination, and inspiration. Ashton Applewhite spoke on ageism … She kept my attention all the way. This hopeful, lyrical manifesto of age non-conformism is compelling and debunks myths I took the case to the U.S. Supreme Court, and my brief got some notice, but was not accepted for argument. I want to live in a world where ageism is just a memory, and 'This Chair Rocks' illuminates the path." — Stephanie Coontz, author, The Way We Never Were: American families and the Nostalgia Trap. Trying to read without bending it - it looks really good! Something went wrong. This book totally rocks. This must-read book is also a fun-read for every age. Ashton Applewhite's new book This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism is a wake-up call, especially for those who have the urge to make a difference while here, alive, and with the heart … Ms. magazine called it "rocket fuel for launching new lives," and it landed me on Phyllis Schlafly's Eagle Forum enemies list. But it's a breath of fresh air, and made me think hard about the internalized shame that currently surrounds aging. She explains what those are and provides a plan to fight ageism in This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, which started out in 2016 as a self-published tome but is being reissued this week by Celadon Books. Please try again. "―Pepper Schwartz, AARP Ambassador. List Price: 39.99* * Individual store prices may vary. It’s not the color of their skin that makes life harder for people of color; it’s racism. It has been hailed in the USA as ‘The new Betty Friedan, a book whose time has come.’ Whatever your age, read it, give it to your children, your grandchildren, the stranger who assumes you are helpless. I took the case to the U.S. Supreme Court, and my brief got some notice, but was not accepted for argument. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. It's highly readable and meticulously researched while at the same time being trenchant and funny. Yes! I found myself questioning my own attitudes about ageing. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Networked Books; 1st edition (March 15, 2016), Age Discrimination Lawyer found this extremely insightful, Reviewed in the United States on March 6, 2017. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. You can … This book totally rocks. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. (Prices may vary for AK and HI.). Explaining the roots of ageism … — Margaret Morganroth Gullette, author of Aged by Culture and the prize-winning Agewise and Declining to Decline, "Ashton Applewhite is a visionary whose time has come, tackling one of the most persistent biases of our day with originality, verve, and humor. 100% scientific and proven ways to make friends quickly, turn enemies into friends, gain trust, and be flat-out likable. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. In March, 2016. This Chair Rocks is very fully researched but is reader-friendly for the non-academic. As an 85-year-old Englishwoman I found the energy, the wit and the sheer truth of Ashton Applewhite’s writing a joy – and an education. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Unable to add item to List. This guide is adapted from one developed for a virtual (online) book study conducted in the fall of 2017, in advance of an appearance by the author as Distinguished Speaker for the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute. --Dr. Bill Thomas, founder of Changing Aging "'This Chair Rocks' is radical, exuberant and full of all sorts of facts that erase many of the myths and beliefs about late life. You – and they – will not be disappointed. Expertise pays; polymathy pays exponentially. Is Ageism the "Last Acceptible Prejudice?" "An eloquent and well-researched exposé of the prejudice that feeds age bias, and a passionate argument to mobilize against it. . Are you ready for the challenge? "), but jokes about "I've fallen and I can't get up are endemic without a second look. I quibble with a few things -- I think she underestimates the fragility of aging bodies (75 and up) in the face of extreme forms of medical care, and sometimes I disagree with her use of statistics to paint a rosier picture than I think is warranted. Enjoy a great reading experience when you buy the Kindle edition of this book. This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism. In our youth obsessed culture, we’re bombarded by … Please try again. This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism. This pithy primer ought ideally to be given to every American adolescent--to inoculate them against the lies and stereotypes that can spoil the long life course they will all want." This must-read book is also a fun-read for every age." In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Relief breathes through This Chair Rocks, which begins by describing her transformation brilliantly through the tale of “Not-Ray.”, "Wow. 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This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, Ashton Applewhite Perfect Paperback, 288 pages Published March 15th 2016 by Networked Books, Inc. 0996934707 (ISBN13: 9780996934701) The author – and the main audience -may be American but this remarkable book should be read by anyone who has been affected by ageism – and that means most of us. --Margaret Morganroth Gullette, author of Aged by Culture and the prize-winning Agewise and Declining to Decline "Ashton Applewhite is a visionary whose time has come, tackling one of the most persistent biases of our day with originality, verve, and humor. Access your inner power. In a western culture dedicated to youth the idea of growing older is feared and denied. Develop your own personal gravity with concrete skills to stand out, be noticed, and captivate people. This author's book gave me so many insights (and now citations) to inferences to be made from statements and actions and I'm so glad I was surfing the web and found this wonderful and important book about fundamental human rights. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Snap! She threads the needle, neither denying the realities of aging, nor bemoaning them, nor giving in to "90-year-old marathon runner syndrome," -- those chipper news features about exceptions to the rule. .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}View high quality images that let you zoom in to take a closer look. I began blogging about aging and ageism in 2007 and started speaking on the subject in July, 2012, which is also when I started the Yo, Is This Ageist? Required reading for both youngsters and 'olders'! Snap! I was a clue on "Jeopardy" ("Who is the author of Truly Tasteless Jokes? This book totally rocks. There was a problem loading your book clubs. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. The book explains the roots of ageism—in history and in our own age denial—and how it divides and debases, examines how ageist myths and … — Marc Freedman, CEO of Encore and author of The Big Shift: Navigating the New Life Stage Before Midlife, "A smart and stirring call to add ageism to the list of 'isms' that divide us, and to mobilize against it. “Specific concerns replaced nameless dread.” Still it was a move forward in her thinking: “I graduated to what I came to call I’m Not Ray — Stage Two: trumpet the fact that Ray and I are the same age, because see how much younger I look!” With more knowledge came Stage Three: “I’m not Ray. Reviewed in the United States on February 1, 2018. Unable to add item to List. Local laws, like those in New York City lessen the burden, but "out with the old in with the new" is presumptively accepted in the workplace, and the employer will find a way to get rid of an employee for some reason or another. Reviewed in the United States on February 26, 2018. I found this author through a New York Times editorial and was led to her website and blog, which I so thoroughly enjoyed. This author's book gave me so many insights (and now citations) to inferences to be made from statements and actions and I'm so glad I was surfing the web and found this wonderful and important book about fundamental human rights. — Dr. Bill Thomas, founder of Changing Aging, "This Chair Rocks is radical, exuberant and full of all sorts of facts that erase many of the myths and beliefs about late life. She wanted to hide this from her co-workers: “They’ll think I’m old too.” That was Stage One, as she thought to herself: “I’m not Ray.” Then she started interviewing 80- and 90-year-olds, and got a “first jolt of fresh old air” about what later life was really like. Lively, funny, and deeply researched, Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times, From Age-Ing to Sage-Ing: A Revolutionary Approach to Growing Older, Life Gets Better: The Unexpected Pleasures of Growing Older, Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life at Every Age, Ending Ageism; or, How Not to Shoot Old People (Global Perspectives on Aging), Margaret Gullette, Los Angeles Review of Books (8 June 2016) Along comes Ashton Applewhite with a book we have been waiting for. That is what this awesome book did for me around age discrimination. "), but jokes about "I've fallen and I can't get up are endemic without a second look. From childhood on, we're barraged by messages that it's sad to be old. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. You – and they – will not be disappointed. It's highly readable and meticulously researched while at the same time being trenchant and funny. The book explains the roots of ageism in … In 2018 I sold the rights to Celadon Books, a new imprint of Macmillan Publishers, which published it in March, 2019. An easy, sensible, welll-researched, thought-provoking and inspiring read. Lively, funny, and deeply researched, This Chair Rocks traces Applewhite’s journey from apprehensive boomer to pro-aging radical, and in the process debunks myth after myth about late life. Whether you relate through being older now or recognize that aging is in your future, this is one of the most important books you'll ever read." This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism User Review - Book Verdict Activist and TED speaker Applewhite leaps from her eponymous blog to a full-scale work exploring the history and … Since 2000 I've been on staff at the American Museum of Natural History, where I write about everything under the Sun. Local laws, like those in New York City lessen the burden, but "out with the old in with the new" is presumptively accepted in the workplace, and the employer will find a way to get rid of an employee for some reason or another. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. The truth is always simple, and so does life. The Court rejected the evidence because an arbitrator had accepted the testimony of the principal - a rule rejected by another part of the country. There's radical news here to enlighten the most "done" starlet, and
tart turns of phrase to captivate the most expert age critic: 'All aging is "successful"--not just the sporty version--otherwise you're dead.' ―Library Journal, Starred Review, “An upbeat, empathetic, and practical guide to becoming "an old person in training." This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism by Ashton Applewhite Rooted in a massive amount of research, “ THIS CHAIR ROCKS: A Manifesto Against Ageism” heralds truth in lieu … I like the perception of old age, as society now sees it, and how it should. Even Applewhite’s bleached-white curls stand up energetically — they are visible in a dynamic 1:29 minute interview and in person (although we met once, it was before her age-solidarity dye job). My body is beginning to let me down, but I was ill as a child and no-one assumed it was simply because of my age. Am I – was I – ageist? This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism by Ashton Applewhite review. Community Book Discussion: This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto against Ageism Friday, January 15, 2021 at 10:30 AM via Zoom Hosted by Littleton’s Elder and Human Services Department … Ashton Applewhite's recently published book, This Chair Rocks--A Manifesto against Ageism--beautifully describes why we should care and, almost as importantly, why we should combat ageism. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. It arrived on a day when I was in deep confusion and sadness about my age Everything about it, from my invisibility to my neck. Before Applewhite set out on an 11-city tour, she sat down with Considerable to talk about the many aspects of ageism … Later, the Supreme Court made it harder for aggrieved employees to sue. Since then I've been recognized by the New York Times, National Public Radio and the American Society on Aging as an expert on ageism and been published in Harper's and Playboy. I found this author through a New York Times editorial and was led to her website and blog, which I so thoroughly enjoyed. Little shots of self-help are required in a manifesto against an unfamiliar -ism. It swaps purpose and intent for dread and denial. Build a world-class skillset that will make you unique and irreplaceable. Ray was a conservative white-haired man in her office, whom she discovered with panic to be her own age. She kept my attention all the way. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 28, 2017. And it’s ageism, far more than the passage of time, that makes growing older harder for all of us.” ― Ashton Applewhite, This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism In 2015 I was included in a list of 100 inspiring women--along with Arundhati Roy, Aung Sang Suu Kyi, Germaine Greer, Naomi Klein, Pussy Riot, and other remarkable activists--who are committed to social change. and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Whether you relate through being older now or recognize that aging is in your future, this is one of the most important books you'll ever read." Author and activist Ashton Applewhite believed them too until she realized where this prejudice comes from and the damage it does. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Applewhite shows how ageism distorts our view of old age, and urges us to challenge age- based prejudices in ourselves and in society. Clear and updated information for a healthier and more fulfilling lifestyle! Bill Thomas, founder of ChangingAging, "A smart and stirring call to add ageism to the list of 'isms' that divide us, and to mobilize against it. Subconscious and psychologically proven methods to attract the opposite sex, spark chemistry, and create feelings of affection and love. ―FORBES, “Her humor, high-energy writing, and emphasis on positive ways to view and experience age contribute to making this a valuable resource, an agent for social change, and an enjoyable read.”―Publishers Weekly, Starred Review, "[This Chair Rocks] provides a positive view of aging that is sorely missing in today’s popular culture. “This punishing old/young binary –– old/no-longer-young, actually –– consigns two-thirds of us to second-class status,” she writes, “a meekly self-imposed exile to the wrong side of the velvet rope.”, To help us understand our own journeys dealing with ageism, Applewhite shares the gradual raising of her own consciousness, a process she freely admits is ongoing, as it should be for all of us. This Chair Rocks A Manifesto Against Ageism. Sold by Marvel Books (We Ship Worldwide!!!) Member of the 2018 Yerba Buena … Yes! The darkness vanishes and, in its place we find an electric vision of new ways of living. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 29, 2017. — Laurie Anderson, artist. Reviewed in the United States on March 25, 2016. An important wake-up call for any baby boomer who's apprehensive about growing old." I even, in one case, collected the data from the entire Board of Education of New York City and learned that statistically, teachers over 40 were more likely to be charged with incompetence than those under - and with each ten-year increase in age, the chances went up. Explaining the roots of … I sincerely hope this book achieves the sales it so richly deserves. Perhaps it’s because I’m creeping closer to turning … Am I – was I – ageist? It also got me invited to join the board of the nascent Council on Contemporary Families, a group of distinguished family scholars. — Anne Lamott, New York Times best-selling author, "Vibrant, energetic, fact-filled and funny, This Chair Rocks is a call to arms not just for older people but for our whole society." -- Stephanie Coontz, author, "The Way We Never Were: American families and the Nostalgia Trap" "A knowledgeable, straight-talking, and witty book that briskly explains to anyone how-wrong-we-are-about-aging. As a contributing editor of IEEE Spectrum magazine, I went to Laos to cover a village getting internet access via a bicycle-powered computer. … Ashton is the author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism … It has been hailed in the USA as ‘The new Betty Friedan, a book whose time has come.’ Whatever your age, read it, give it to your children, your grandchildren, the stranger who assumes you are helpless. .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}Enjoy features only possible in digital – start reading right away, carry your library with you, adjust the font, create shareable notes and highlights, and more. In a western culture dedicated to youth the idea of growing older is feared and denied. The website offers videos and resources to raise … Within four or five wise, passionate pages, I had found insight, illumination and inspiration. In the process, Conley … I never use the word empower, but this book has empowered me." --Katha Pollitt, poet, essayist and Nation columnist "Sometimes a writer does us all a great favor and switches on a light. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Reviewed in the United States on February 26, 2018. has been added to your Cart. There's radical news here to enlighten the most "done" starlet, and ?tart turns of phrase to captivate the most expert age critic: 'All aging is "successful"--not just the sporty version--otherwise you're dead.' Age Discrimination Lawyer found this extremely insightful, Reviewed in the United States on March 6, 2017. Required reading for both youngsters and 'olders'! This books should be essential reading for both youngsters and 'olders'. I never use the word empower, but this book has empowered me." In my practice, I see long-term employees with good evaluations over a long period of time, suddenly deemed incompetent. --Anne Lamott, New York Times best-selling author "Vibrant, energetic, fact-filled and funny, 'This Chair Rocks' is a call to arms not just for older people but for our whole society." The following is an excerpt from This Chair Rocks. I had a weakness for the kind of jokes that make you cringe and guffaw at the same time, my boss kept telling me to write them down, and the collection turned into the best-selling paperback of 1982. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. blog. "―Laurie Anderson, artist, “Wow. The Court rejected the evidence because an arbitrator had accepted the testimony of the principal - a rule rejected by another part of the country. The cosmetically “ done ” how to undo it.orange-text-color { font-weight: bold ; color #. 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