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Title Disability and aging discrimination : perspectives in law and psychology / Richard L. Wiener, Steven L. Willborn, editor.
Imprint New York, NY ; London : Springer, 2011.

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Subject Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Age discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Ageism -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Ageism -- psychology.
Disabled Persons -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Disabled Persons -- psychology.
United States.
Alt Name Wiener, Richard L.
Willborn, Steven L.
Description 1 online resource (x, 270 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Finding the assumptions in the law : social analytic jurisprudence, disability, and aging workers / Richard L. Wiener and Stacie Nichols Keller -- Ageism : the strange case of prejudice against the older you / Todd D. Nelson -- Disability and aging : historical and contemporary views / Peter Blanck -- The aging workforce and paid time off / Gillian Lester -- Baby boomers at work : growing older and working more / Eve M. Brank -- The relationship between disability discrimination and age discrimination in workers' compensation / John F. Burton, Jr. -- The stigma of disabilities and the Americans with Disabilities Act / Michael Selmi -- Age and disability within the scope of American discrimination law / Stewart J. Schwab and Garth Glissman -- Implicit attitudes and discrimination against people with physical disabilities / John F. Dovidio, Lisa Pagotto, and Michelle R. Hebl -- Cross-cultural perspectives on stigma / Cynthia Willis Esqueda -- Disability and procedural fairness in the workplace / Larry Heuer -- Procedural justice and the structure of the age and disability laws / Steven L. Willborn -- A social psychological perspective of disability justice / Sarah J. Gervais.
Summary Two things are certain in the contemporary workplace: the aging of employees, and negative attitudes toward them - especially those with disabilities--by younger colleagues and supervisors. Yet related phenomena seem less clear: how do negative stereotypes contribute to discrimination on the job? And how are these stereotypes perceived in legal proceedings? Bringing theoretical organization to an often unfocused literature, Disability and Aging Discrimination offers research in these areas at the same level of rigor as research into racial and gender discrimination. The book applies Social Ana.
Access Licensed electronic resource available to Carleton faculty, staff, students and walk-in users. Not available to alumni.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441962935 (electronic bk.)
144196293X (electronic bk.)
9781441962928 (alk. paper)
1441962921 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 695387274
Additional Format Print version: Disability and aging discrimination. New York ; London : Springer, 2011 9781441962928 (DLC) 2010937666 (OCoLC)702613940

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