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Human Diversity: Age

This guide focuses on resources you can use to find information on diversity and vulnerable populations in the context of social work practice.

Age Discrimination

"Ageism: A Threat to 'Aging Well' in the 21st Century"
Jocelyn Angus and Patricia Reeve. Journal of Applied Gerontology 25(2), 2006, pp. 137-152.
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Ageism, the Aged, and Aging in America: On Being Old in an Alienated Society
Ursala A. Falk. Springfield, IL., C.C. Thomas Publisher, 1997. Available?
"Perceived Age Discrimination and Mental Health"
Anastasia S. Vogt Yuan. Social Forces86(1), September 2007, pp.291-311.
Off-Campus Access Rutgers-restricted Access
"Age Discrimination Legislation in the United States"
David Neumark. Contemporary Economic Policy 21(3), July 2003, pp.297-317.
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"Self-Reported Ageism in Social Work Practitioners and Students"
Priscilla D. Allen, Katie E. Cherry, and Erdman Palmore. Journal of Gerontological Social Work 52(2), 2009, pp.124-134.
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Ageism in the Health Care System: Short Shrifting Seniors?
Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, 108th Congress, first session, Washington, D.C., May 19, 2003. Washington, DC, 2003.
Innovation in the Aging Network: The Future of Social Services for Older Americans
Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2006.
Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, 109th Congress, 2d session, Washington, D.C., May 3, 2006.
"The Poverty of Impoverishment Theory: The Economic Well-Being of the Elderly, 1890-1950,"
Brian Gratton. Journal of Economic History 56(1), 1996, 39-61.
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" The New Political Environment in Aging: Challenges to Policy and Practice,"
Robert B. Hudson. Families in Society 86(3). July/September 2005, 321-7.
Off-Campus Access Rutgers-restricted Access

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