Encyclopedia Of Ageism

Un libro in lingua di Palmore Erdman Ballagh (EDT) Branch Laurence (EDT) Harris Diana K. (EDT) edito da Taylor & Francis, 2005

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Palmore (medical sociology, emeritus, Duke U.), his co-editors, and 63 contributors review more than 125 aspects of ageism the ways old people, particularly women, are dehumanized in medicine and the larger culture and how to counter it. Topics are arranged alphabetically, from abuse in nursing homes to voice quality; a random sampling finds entries on age segregation, criminal victimization, face-lifts, Hollywood, mandatory retirement of judges, pension bias, sexuality, and transportation. Each entry includes an overview and references. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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