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ERIC Number: EJ160239
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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The Foolishness and Wisdom of Age: Attitudes Toward the Elderly as Reflected in Jokes
Richman, Joseph
Gerontologist, 17, 3, 210-219, Jun 77
Jokes (N=100) about the aged were compared with jokes (N=160) about children. A negative attitude toward the aged and a positive one toward children were found. In addition, these jokes in general were more negative toward the next older generation. (Author)
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