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ERIC Number: EJ264084
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
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The Language of Ageism.
Nuessel, Frank H., Jr.
Gerontologist, v22 n3 p273-76 Jun 1982
Suggests language used to depict the elderly is overwhelmingly negative. Points out many ageist terms are doubly offensive because they contain both ageist and sexist references. Urges the establishment of a set of guidelines for language usage in the various media to reduce ageism. (Author/RC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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