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Ageism

Author: Bill Bytheway
Publisher: Buckingham ; Bristol, PA, USA : Open University Press, 1995.
Series: Rethinking ageing series.
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This text reviews the literature on age prejudice and ageism and sets it in an historical context. A wide range of settings in which ageism is clearly apparent are considered; the author then identifies a series of issues that are basic in determining a theory of ageism.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bytheway, Bill.
Ageism.
Buckingham ; Bristol, PA, USA : Open University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)755173007
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Bytheway
ISBN: 0335191762 9780335191765 0335191754 9780335191758
OCLC Number: 30733778
Description: xi, 142 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. I. The origins of ageism --
1. Introduction: Too old at 58. 2. Ugly and useless: The history of age prejudice. 3. Another form of bigotry: Ageism gets on to the agenda --
pt. II. Aspects of ageism. 4. The government of old men: Ageism and power. 5. The imbecility of old age: The impact of language. 6. Get your knickers off, granny: Interpersonal relations. 7. Is it essential?: Ageism and organizations --
pt. III. Rethinking ageism. 8. Theories of age. 9. No more 'elderly', no more old age.
Series Title: Rethinking ageing series.
Responsibility: Bill Bytheway.

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