Journal19 - Research Proposal Title of Project T he Effects...

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Research Proposal Title of Project : The Effects of Ageism by Businesses on Society Statement of purpose : I hope my research will show the prevalence of ageism today and the threat ageism poses to our future and the future of our society. Questions I would like to answer with my research are: How does our society treat older adults today? What is their quality of life compared with younger adults. What is the prevalence of ageism today in the U.S.? What are the effects of ageism to individuals and to society as a whole? How will the aging population amplify the effects of ageism? Is this issue being addressed in a satisfactory manner? If not, how can this issue be addressed more effectively? What can my generation expect when we become “older adults” and how could we have contributed to that outcome ourselves? Background : I am interested in this subject because I believe it will become of greater significance as our population ages and as the retirement age increases. In researching ageism for my argumentative paper I also noticed that some of the assumptions held about older adults and had to examine my beliefs towards older adults. I am curious about where these beliefs originated and whether there is
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2010 for the course ENGLISH ENG 101 taught by Professor Choi during the Spring '10 term at Abu Dhabi University.

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