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Evaluate the sociopolitical factors on ageism.

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1. Evaluate sociopolitical factors on ageism.

Ageism or age discrimination is stereotyping and discrimination against the ageing person or against groups because of their age. Sociopolitical factors related to perpetrating ageism involves a set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values i.e. retirement at 65, valuing youth through the media, etc. used to justify age based prejudice and discrimination (Nelson, 2002; Spepard & Greene, 2003). Many sociopolitical views of ageism are stereotypical with the ageing seen as a time of ...

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Evaluate the sociopolitical factors on ageism. References are included. Examples are included.