Unit 14: Age & Aging

This chapter emphasizes the social construction of age, in examining age as a dimension of stratification, including age stereotyping, age and social structure, aging and diversity, age prejudice and discrimination, and influences over the life course.


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    Attend: Age & Aging

    age cohort age differentiation age discrimination
    age norms age prejudice age stereotypes
    age stratification ageism dementia
    disengagement theory euthanasia generational equity
    hospice movement life expectancy Medicaid