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Disguised: A true story

Author: Moore, P.
Type: Book
Year: 1985


This book is describes a simple experiment by the author who disguises herself for three years as an elderly woman of eighty, by utilizing make-up to change her physical appearance and tactics to limit her vision, hearing and movement. By experiencing first-hand what it is like to cope with physical limitations, and to observe the public reaction to the aged and physically limited, a degree of empathy and reflection on how society treats the aged is described.

Further Details

Pages: 174
Publish Location: Waco, Texas
Publisher: Word Books
ISBN/ISSN: 0849905168
Accession Number: June, 2010
Notes: with Charles Paul Conn
Keywords: disability, older, research
Reads: 189