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Introduction: Reflections on the "New Dementia"
Annette Leibing and Silke Schicktanz

Part I: The Discursive and Social Practices of Dementia Prevention

Chapter 1. A Window to Act? Revisiting the Conceptual Foundations of Alzheimer’s Disease in Dementia Prevention
Lara Keuck

Chapter 2. The Vascularization of Alzheimer’s Disease: Prevention in ‘Glocal’ Geriatric Care
Annette Leibing

Chapter 3. If Dementia Prevention Is the Answer, What Was the Question? Observations from the German Alzheimer’s Disease Debate
Silke Schicktanz

Chapter 4. Dementia Prevention: Another Expansion of the Preventive Horizon
Matthias Leanza

Chapter 5. Mind’s Frailty: Elements of a "Geriatric Logic" in the Clinical Discourse about Dementia Prevention
Alessandro Blasimme

Part II: From the Prediction and Early Detection to the Prevention of Dementia

Chapter 6. Revisiting MCI: On Classificatory Drift
Tiago Moreira

Chapter 7. The Preventive Uncertainty of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): The Experts, the Market and the Subjects of Diagnosis
Stephen Katz, Kevin R. Peters and Peri J. Ballantyne

Part III: Conceptual Premises and Normative Claims of Prevention

Chapter 8. Staging Prevention, Arresting Progress: Chronic Disease Prevention and the Lifestyle Frame
Kirsten Bell

Chapter 9. Responsibilization of Aging? An Ethical Analysis of the Moral Economy of Prevention
Mark Schweda and Larissa Pfaller

Chapter 10. Governing through Prevention: Lifestyle and the Health Field Concept
Thomas Foth

Afterword: Looking Forward
Peter J. Whitehouse and Daniel R. George


Preventing Dementia?

Critical Perspectives on a New Paradigm of Preparing for Old Age

Edited by Annette Leibing and Silke Schicktanz

268 pages, 5 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-909-9 Hb Published (October 2020)

This title is published as Open Access

Full Text PDF | Full Text ePUB Made available under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license with support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada.