- Title Pages
- Prologue Scientific Discourse and Aging Women
1The Turn of Life—Unstable Meanings
2Probabilities and Kōnenki
3Resignation, Resistance, Satisfaction—Narratives of Maturity
4The Pathology of Modernity
5Faltering Discipline and the Ailing Family
6Illusion of Indolence—Ideology and Partial Truths
7Odd Women Out
8Controlled Selves and Tempered Bodies
9Peering Behind the Platitudes—Rituals of Resistance
10The Doctoring of Kōnenki
11The Making of Menopause
12Against Nature—Menopause as Herald of Decay
- Epilogue The Politics of Aging—Flashes of Immortality
- Encounters with Aging
- University of California Press
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