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2. What is meant by the stereotype of the elderly "as a burden"?

  • portrayed as an economic burden on society in terms of costs to the younger generation of pensions/healthcare/as a physical and social burden on younger members of their families who have to worry about and care for them
  • (using for definition purposes)

3. What is meant by the stereotype of childhood "as cute"?

  • common stereotype found in TV commercials for baby products/toilet rolls etc
  • (using for definition purposes)

4. What did Cohen believe scape goating leads young people to be labelled as?

  • trouble makers
  • mischevious
  • dangerous

5. Which group did Cohen say had been the focus of moral panics?

  • teenagers
  • young afro caribbean males
  • muslims


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