Age and Inequalities

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Bradley (1997)
Age is less important than other factors such as class, gender and ethnicity
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Labour force survey (2014)
Unemployment for 18-24 has risen from 10% to 19% in 12 years
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Equality act (2010)
Equality for all! Removes issues such as mandatory retirement ages.
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Ray et al (2006)
Neggative issues towards young people are more likely to be in response to social issues , and 1/3 of people thought people themselves thought people over 70 were incompetent
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Ray et al (2006) on youth crime
Fallen by 9% but people thought it had doubled
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Landis (2002)
Elderly in the media are often one dimensional and lack depth eg Grandad of Mrs Browns boys
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Cuddy and Fiske (2004)
Only 1.5% of TV characters are elderly which doesn't represent our ageing population, supported in 2012 by Norman and Milner
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Carrigan and Szmigin (2000)
Though media recognise the importance of grey pound eg Warner Lesuire hotels
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Unemployment for 18-24 has risen from 10% to 19% in 12 years

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