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ERIC Number: EJ122303
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1975
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Society of the Alone: Freedom, Privacy, and Utilitarianism as Dominant Norms in the SRO
Stephens, Joyce
Journal of Gerontology, 30, 2, 230-235, Mar 75
The social world of the aged SRO tenant is described and analyzed. Characteristic features include an impoverishment of social roles and relationships which result in a "world of strangers." Dominant norms of SRO life which preclude the establishment of intimacy are examined; these include prescriptive norms of privacy, freedom, and utilitarianism. (Author)
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