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Social Psychology & Gerontology: integrating theory to explain and intervene in age discrimination towards older people in Europe

Marques, Sibila and Swift, Hannah J. and Vauclair, Christine-Melanie and Abrams, Dominic and Bratt, Christopher and Lima, Maria Luisa (2017) Social Psychology & Gerontology: integrating theory to explain and intervene in age discrimination towards older people in Europe. In: Cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary perspectives in social gerontology. Springer Nature, Singapore, pp. 45-66. ISBN 978-981-10-1653-0. E-ISBN 978-981-10-1654-7. (doi:10.1007/978-981-10-1654-7) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:62049)

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Abstract

Today, age discrimination is one of the most fundamental forms of discrimination

overall health and well-being of European citizens. This chapter discusses how

of proper research and interventions dealing with this pressing social issue. To illustrate

and expressions of ageism” module of the European Social Survey. Case 1 shows how the

effects of wealth inequality on older people’s subjective health. Case 2 presents

person is associated with poor health outcomes, especially in countries where older

theory and practical intervention in this domain.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/978-981-10-1654-7
Uncontrolled keywords: ageism, social psychology, Europe, social identity, health
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology > Centre for the Study of Group Processes
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology > Social Psychology
Depositing User: Emily Fell
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2017 08:08 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:16 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/62049 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Abrams, Dominic: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2113-4572
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