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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.
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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
Document Type: Book
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: * About the Editors * Contributors * Foreword (Robert N. Butler) * Preface * List of Entries * 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 * Index * Reference Notes Included
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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