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The Alzeheimer’s Conundrum – Book Review – with Paul Mason

Book Review – The Alzeheimer’s Conundrum with anthropologist Paul Mason

Extract written by Paul Mason

Professor Margaret Lock has published an exhaustive ethnography of Alzheimer disease research in her latest book, The Alzheimer Conundrum. I recently reviewed this book for The Australian Journal of Anthropology. The book interested me both for personal and academic reasons. For the last few years, I have been working with Danielle Corrie, an aged-care service provider, to put together a series of accounts of ageing in the suburbs. The Alzheimer Conundrum was interesting for both of us given its engagement with ageing research.

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