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Compulsory Youthfulness: Intersections of Ableism and Ageism in “Successful Aging” Discourses

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Title:Compulsory Youthfulness: Intersections of Ableism and Ageism in “Successful Aging” Discourses
Authors:Gibbons, Hailee M.
Keywords:ageism
ableism
intersectionality
Date Issued:2016
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
Citation:Gibbons, H. M. (2016). Compulsory Youthfulness: Intersections of Ableism and Ageism in “Successful Aging” Discourses. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 12(2 & 3).
Series:vol. 12, no. 2 & 3
Abstract:This article forwards the theory of compulsory youthfulness as a way to explore how ableism, ageism, and other systems of oppression intersect to produce the societal mandate that people must remain youthful and non-disabled throughout the life course, particularly in a cultural context that holds successful aging as an ideal.
URI/DOI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/58668
ISSN:1552-9215
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 12, No. 2 & 3


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