GTY 154 - Chapter 1V2

GTY 154 - Chapter 1V2 - GTY 154 Aging Today Why Study Aging...

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GTY 154 Aging Today
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Why Study Aging? Current social issues Future jobs Personal situation
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Ageism Robert Butler “A process of systematic stereotyping and discrimination against people because they are old” “Deep seated uneasiness on the part of the young and middle-aged”
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Ageism 77 percent of one sample of older adults said they experienced more than one incident of ageism Attitudes towards age are different when compared with race and gender
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Ageism
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Ageism New ageism Compassionate stereotype Aging enterprise
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Ageism and Culture Jokes foster ageism Negative images of aging and older adults are ever-present in art and culture Sometimes older adults are excluded from examples
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Ageism and the Media Older adults are underrepresented Limited advertisements with older adults
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Ageism in the Social Context Elderspeak Can lower self-esteem Reduces the ability to communicate effectively Decreases the quality of interaction Reduces sense of control Differing perceptions of individuals based on looks
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course GTY 154 taught by Professor Fenster during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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GTY 154 - Chapter 1V2 - GTY 154 Aging Today Why Study Aging...

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