Chapter 3 The History of Aging in America and Vocabulary

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Chapter 3 Reading Assignment  THE HISTOR Y OF AGING IN AMERICA Student Objectives       1.  State the central thesis of the modernization theory.       2. Know three factors associated with industrialization that contributed to              age discrimination in employment.     3.  Understand and describe the role that changing social ideology played in      shifting public opinion about older people from positive, to neutral, to      negative.  Give examples of major shifts in ideology. 4. Understand the relationship between machine technology, deskilling of  labor         in manufacturing, high rates of immigration, and age discrimination in 
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Unformatted text preview: the labor force. 5. Understand the relationship between old age poverty, age discrimination in employment, and the advent of Social Security. Homework from Chapter 2 due 1/17/2008 Vocabulary in Class Quiz 1/22/2008 Chapter 3 Assignment Vocabulary Assigned Know These! (Go over in Class) Historical effect Period effect Ageism Life course Gerontology Role Reversal Cohort Cohort Effect Social Gerontology Age Norms AAA Life Span Older Americans Act Stereotypes ADL IADL AARP inequality of aging double jeopardy Research Methods...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course GRN 101 taught by Professor Exposito during the Spring '08 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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