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Ageism : stereotyping and prejudice against older persons

Author: Todd D Nelson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2004, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st MIT Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Current findings on the origins and effects of ageism, as well as ways to reduce it.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Todd D Nelson
ISBN: 0262640570 9780262640572 0262140772 9780262140775
OCLC Number: 58528403
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: xvi, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Contributors --
[pt]. 1. Origins of ageism --
1. Doddering but dear : process, content, and function in stereotyping of older persons / Amy J.C. Cuddy and Susan T. Fiske --
2. Ageism : denying the face of the future / Jeff Greenberg, Jeff Schimel, and Andy Mertens --
3. Implicit ageism / Becca R. Levy and Mahzarin R. Banaji --
4. A social-developmental view of ageism / Joann M. Montepare and Leslie A. Zebrowitz --
[pt]. 2. Effects of ageism --
5. Attitudes toward older adults / Mary E. Kite and Lisa Smith Wagner --
6. Ageism in the workplace : a communication perspective / Robert McCann and Howard Giles --
7. Ageist behavior / Monisha Pasupathi and Corinna E. Löckenhoff --
8. The paradox of well-being, identity processes, and stereotype threat : ageism and its potential relationships to self in later life / Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Joel R. Sneed --
[pt]. 3. Reducing ageims and future directions --
9. Acting your age / Sarit A. Golub, Allan Filipowicz, and Ellen J. Langer --
10. Will families support their elders? Answers from across cultures / Sik Hung Ng --
11. Reducing ageism / Valerie Braithwaite --
12. Thirty years of ageism research / Jody A. Wilkinson and Kenneth F. Ferraro --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Todd D. Nelson.

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The strength of the volume lies in the authors' various interpretations of how ageism develops. -- Joan T. Erber APA Review of Books This book certainly provides an overwhelming amount of evidence of Read more...

 
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