Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem
versão impressa ISSN 0034-7167
FIGUEIREDO, Maria do Livramento Fortes e TYRREL, Maria Antonieta Rubio. The (in)visible gender of third age in nursing knowledge. Rev. bras. enferm. [online]. 2005, vol.58, n.3, pp. 330-334. ISSN 0034-7167. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-71672005000300015.
This is a bibliographic study in which a research of scientific production regarding to Woman in the Third Age was proceeded, analizing the catalogue of Dissertations and Thesis of the Center of Studies and Researches in Nursing (CEPEn) of the Brazilian Association of Nursing (ABEn) available in CD-ROM, comprising the period from 1979 to 1999. The objective was to know the removals and approaches in nursing knowledge concerning the study object from the doctorade thesis "The ageing women's knowledge and health practices in gender perspective". It was concluded that the issue of woman in the third age was investigated in few studies. In addition, those researches' objects was strongly removed from gender issues, demonstrating that sexual approach of ageing was out of consideration, as well as denial of woman's social roles.
Palavras-chave : Gender identity; Knowledge; Nursing.