A conceptual analysis of Ageism

  title={A conceptual analysis of Ageism},
  author={Thomas Nicolaj Iversen and Lars Erik Larsen and Per Erik Solem},
  journal={Nordic Psychology},
  pages={22 - 4}
Presently the research on ageism is marked by numerous more or less diffuse definitions of the concept of ageism. Many studies investigate both the causes and consequences of ageism without a clear definition of the phenomenon. As a consequence the area is characterized by diverging research results which are hard to re-test and to compare. It is therefore difficult to obtain a framework on ageism.This article offers a conceptual clarification of ageism. Based on a review of the existing… Expand
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