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Encyclopedia of ageism

Author: Erdman Ballagh Palmore; Laurence G Branch; Diana K Harris
Publisher: Binhamton, N.Y. : Haworth Pastoral Press : Haworth Reference Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 'Encyclopedia of Ageism' is a comprehensive review of over 125 aspects of ageism, arranged alphabetically. Some 60 experts examine such topics as anti-aging, stereotypes and the media, with numerous references & a bibliography for further reading.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédie (Descripteur de forme)
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of ageism.
Binhamton, N.Y. : Haworth Pastoral Press : Haworth Reference Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)562360617
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Erdman Ballagh Palmore; Laurence G Branch; Diana K Harris
ISBN: 0789018896 9780789018892 078901890X 9780789018908
OCLC Number: 55801014
Description: xviii, 347 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Abuse in nursing homes --
Abuse by elders in nursing homes --
Advertising --
African Americans --
Age conflict --
Age denial --
Age inequality --
Age norms --
Age segregation --
Age stratification --
Aged as a minority group --
Ageism in the Bible --
Ageism survey --
Age-specific public programs --
Alcoholism --
Antiaging medicine --
Architecture --
Art --
Arts --
Assisted living --
Attribution theory --
Benefits of aging --
Biological definitions of aging --
Blaming the aged --
Books --
Botox --
Cards --
Change strategies --
Changes in attitudes --
Children's attitudes --
Children's literature --
Churches --
Cohorts --
Consent to treatment --
Cost-benefit analysis --
Costs of ageism --
Criminal victimization --
Cross-cultural ageism --
Cultural lag --
Cultural sources of ageism --
Definitions --
Demographic trends --
Dentistry --
Disability --
Discounts --
Disengagement theory --
Driver's license testing --
Education --
Employment discrimination --
Ethical issues --
Euphemisms --
Face-lifts --
Facts on aging quiz --
Facts on aging and mental health quiz --
Family --
Financial abuse --
Functional age --
Future of ageism --
Generational equity --
Geriatrics --
Gerontocracy --
Gerontology --
Health care --
Hispanics --
History --
HIV/AIDS --
Hollywood --
Housing --
Human rights of older persons --
Humor --
Hypertension --
Individual sources of ageism --
Intergenerational projects --
Isolation --
Japan --
Journalism --
Language --
Legal review program --
Legal system --
Literature --
Living wills --
Mandatory retirement of judges --
Measuring ageism in children --
Medical students --
Memory and cognitive function --
Memory stereotypes --
Mental illness --
Modernization theory --
Nursing --
Nursing homes --
Organizations opposing ageism --
Patronizing --
Pension bias --
Perpetual youth --
Physical therapy --
Politics --
Positive aging newsletter --
Public policy --
Reducing ageism --
Responses to ageism --
Retirement communities --
Role expectations --
Scapegoating --
Self-fulfilling prophecy --
Semantic differential scale --
Senior centers --
Sexism --
Sexuality --
Slogans --
Social psychology --
Social Security --
Societal ageism --
Songs --
Stage theory --
Stereotypes --
Subcultures --
Successful aging --
Suicide --
Tax breaks --
Television --
Terms preferred by older people --
Theories of aging --
Transportation --
Types of ageists --
Typologies --
Unconscious ageism --
Voice quality
Responsibility: Erdman Palmore, Laurence Branch, Diana Harris, editors.
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The 'Encyclopedia of Ageism' is a comprehensive review of over 125 aspects of ageism, arranged alphabetically. Some 60 experts examine such topics as anti-aging, stereotypes and the media, with numerous references & a bibliography for further reading.

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