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ERIC Number: EJ270920
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Deference and Dominance in Old Age: An Exploration in Social Theory.
Mc Gee, Jeanne; Barker, Melissa
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v15 n4 p247-62 1982
Examines nonverbal expressions of power and control in the daily lives of old people from a life-span perspective. Because of societal devaluation of the aged and later life declines in power resources, old people experience loss of status and social control during everyday nonverbal rituals of dominance and deference. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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