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ERIC Number: EJ456771
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-1277
Portrayal of the Elderly in the Media: A Literature Review and Implications for Educational Gerontologists.
Vasil, Latika; Wass, Hannelore
Educational Gerontology, v19 n1 p71-85 Jan-Feb 1993
Analysis of 28 studies of characters on television and in children's books, magazines, and basal readers reveals that elderly people, especially women, were underrepresented, generally depicted in a negative light, and rarely cast in major or fully developed roles. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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