The Social Construction of Ageing as a Problem

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THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF AGEING AS A PROBLEM

SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION is something created by social process rather than haappening naturally.

  • Old age is regarded differently in cultures and socities.
  • Ageism can be a problem in some cultures. Negative views of the elderly include smell, negative views of teenagers etc.
  • Positive views can be seen in some cultures e.g. south

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