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Encyclopedia of ageism / Erdman B. Palmore, Laurence Branch, Diana K. Harris, editors.

Publication:
New York ; London, [England] : Routledge, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (366 p.)
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Subjects:
Ageism -- Encyclopedias.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; About the Editors; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; 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 attitudesChildren's literature; Churches; Cohorts; Consent to treatment; Cost-benefit analysis; Costs of ageism; Criminal victimization; Cross-cultural ageism; Cultural lag; Cultural sources or 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
HispanicsHistory; 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 policyReducing 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
Notes:
Includes index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Palmore, Erdman Ballagh, 1930- editor.
Branch, Laurence G., editor.
Harris, Diana K., editor.
ISBN:
1-315-04397-1
1-135-42294-X
OCLC:
950465941