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Synonyms for ageism

discrimination against middle-aged and elderly people

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In the report PRIME chief executive Laurie South said: "The over 50s clearly perceive that ageist attitudes are rife in the labour market.
DUNDEE boss Jocky Scott has hit out at Scottish clubs for being ageist.
Drawing on their literary texts, biographical materials, and critical reception histories, she examines the diverse career paths and writings of Anna Letitia Barbauld, Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Catherine Macaulay, Hester Lynch Piozzi, and Jane Porter, that belie ageist stereotypes.
I bet sensible Lib Dems are kicking themselves that, by their ageist treatment of Ming Campbell, they scared off the very man, Cable, who might have made an impact.
Not reflecting on gendered art history or ageist social mores, the unabashedly solipsistic images are visual speculations in which the artist fancies time's passage as yet another accessory.
As a gerontologist now specializing in research on ageism, I was particularly offended by the ageist paraphrase of Isaac Asimov that appeared in Michael L.
SIR; I, too, can confirm the problem of ageist attitudes in recruitment in our industry covered by a number of writers to your Letters page (March 20, p33, March 6, p30 and February 28, p27).
Boys Life, that omnibus film series for ageist gay white males with short attention spans, is back.
Reuters reports that according to Ravitch, Ernest Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea' would present a problem with every word in the title except "and" and "the" because "old" is ageist, "man" is sexist and "sea" cannot be used in case a student lives inland and does not grasp the concept of a large body of water.
I filed it with other letters I had received in the past, some calling me racist, ageist, sexist, biased-for-ballet, biased-against-ballet, and so forth.
You never know if the things that you do in movies will be effective'' in terms of breaking ageist or gender barriers, Russo notes.
COMMERCIAL radio stations operate an ageist policy to keep Cliff Richard off their beloved playlists, but veteran songstress Cher is 3- 1 favourite with Hills to win the Britannia Music 1998 Record of the Year award.
However, ageist perceptions and low awareness provide a substantial negative impact on the market.
While we hate to While we hate to get all ageist on someone as fit (not to mention terrifying) as 38-year-old Mel there is definitely an upper age limit on scuba material crop tops - not to mention purple and gold eye shadow, although we will let her get away with the white Louboutin stilettos - they are back in fashion.
McCririck said he was the victim of an ageist "vendetta" and that "there is no one better around".