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agism

Ageism, see there.
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Given the practical implications of this issue, in the last few decades, many researchers have analyzed the implications of agism and negative stereotypes, with specific regard to negative influences on the mental and physical health of older people (Ayalon & Tesch-Romer, 2017; Dionigi, 2015; Nelson, 2016; World Health Organization, 2015).
The development of policy narratives that appear simultaneously to critically engage agism, yet present alternative stories that are in themselves restrictive and prey to interests that are inimicable to those of older people, appear to be an international phenomenon.
(Here we must tread carefully to avoid accusations of agism.) Certainly, there is no upper age limit on sex.
Roberts describes the character of Amelia Butterworth as '"proto-feminist," active and psychologically complex beyond the bounds of sexism, agism, or frozen respectability' (p.
* that the office of student affairs at Smith College has distributed a list of "Specific Manifestations of Oppression" that includes "agism" and "lookism." There is no indication in the article that the College imposes any sanctions against people who are judged to be guilty of "agism" or "lookism." One wonders, however, if Maclean's thinks that fighting discrimination on the basis of age is something to be opposed.