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Demographic statistics and old age ideology
Author(s)W R Bytheway
Journal titleAgeing and Society, vol 1, part 3, November 1981
Pagespp 347-364
KeywordsAttitudes to the old of general public.
AnnotationAn analysis of the use of demographic statistics in popular books on retirement reveals an often unrealistic image of old age. In particular, the association between old age and death is avoided.
Accession NumberCPA-930525040 A

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