Snap happy: being old in Scotland in photographs

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The chapter is an examination of identity and cultural capital among people who took part in a photography project – Still Life? - designed to draw attention to the lived experience of older people in Scotland. The intention of the project was to give people the means to articulate what they felt was meaningful about growing older in contemporary Scotland.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRepresenting Ageing: Images and Identities
EditorsV. Ylane
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9780230272590
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • visual representations
  • ageing
  • identity
  • cultural capital


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