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5.4: Key Terms and Concepts for Part IV

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  • Minority Studies: A Brief Text: Suggested Key Terms and Concepts for Part IV—Aging

    AARP

    Active euthanasia

    Activity theory

    Ageism

    Ageist stereotypes

    Aging

    Alcoholism

    Baby boomers

    Betty Friedan

    Changes in personality

    Clinical depression

    Cohort

    Cohort effect

    Conflict perspective

    Consequences of ageism

    Depression kids

    Elizabeth Kübler-Ross

    Euthanasia

    Family-like relationships

    Folkways concerning aging

    Functionalist paradigm

    Gen X

    Gender differences in role continuity

    Grey Panthers

    Indicators of stratification

    Maggie Kuhn

    Millennial Generation

    Myths about aging

    Norms

    Nursing homes

    Old age

    Oldest-old

    Old-old

    Passive euthanasia

    Political activism

    Portrayals of the elderly on television

    Sexual activity among the elderly

    Social disengagement theory

    Social roles

    Societal attitudes toward aging

    Socioeconomic status of women

    Sociological explanations of the aging process

    Spouses caring for each other

    Stages of dying

    Stereotypes

    Stratification by age

    Subculture theory

    Suicide

    Symbolic interactionist paradigm

    The Fountain of Age

    Total institution

    Young-old