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ageism

any process or expression of ideas in which stereotyping of and/or DISCRIMINATION against people occurs by virtue of age. Ageism applies especially to such actions directed against older people, but the term may also be employed to refer to unreasonable stereotyping or discrimination against anyone where this occurs simply by virtue of age.
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In the report PRIME chief executive Laurie South said: "The over 50s clearly perceive that ageist attitudes are rife in the labour market.
It concluded that the commercial was not racist, sexist or ageist and was unlikely to cause serious or widespread offence.
With less than 150 pages, Bytheway does a good job of giving the reader a variety of examples of ageist practices in society.
However, ageist perceptions and low awareness provide a substantial negative impact on the market.
Shouldn't they be wrapping themselves up in beach burkas for fear of offending all the ageist a***holes?
WE are not ageist here at Dressed To Impress/In The Dark towers with actresses of a certain vintage often gracing the column above.
McCririck said he was the victim of an ageist "vendetta" and that "there is no one better around".
Levies Force registered separately cases ageist the unknown criminals and started search operation.
There is a very ageist attitude towards sexuality, and lots of people think you have to hang up your pelvis at 40" Pamela Stephenson, contestant in Strictly Come Dancing "Hitler, like him or not, he was a great dancer" Joan Rivers "The only way Ann Widdecombe could jive is if a judge shoots her with a submachine gun" Writer Kathy Lette "Sex is heaven, but the thrill of seeing your horse miles ahead is so much better.
The 28-year-old Israeli American star said she was aware of Hollywood's ageist attitude and feared being dropped for younger talent as she wrinkles.
DUNDEE boss Jocky Scott has hit out at Scottish clubs for being ageist.
Hate to pull out the gender card, but if it were a 48-year-old bloke and a 27-year-old woman, there wouldn't be so much as an ageist twitter.