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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: Encyclopédie (Descripteur de forme)
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Encyclopedia of ageism.
Binhamton, N.Y. : Haworth Pastoral Press : Haworth Reference Press, c2005
(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 p. ; 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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