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ERIC Number: EJ448222
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
In Search of a Discourse on Aging: The Elderly on Television.
Bell, John
Gerontologist, v32 n3 p305-11 Jun 1992
Analyzed images of aging presented in five television programs of 1989 most watched by the elderly: "Murder, She Wrote,""The Golden Girls,""Matlock,""Jake and the Fatman," and "In the Heat of the Night." Reveals earlier stereotypes of the elderly have been replaced by more positive stereotypes of them as powerful, affluent, healthy, active, admired, and sexy. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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