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Constructing Ageing and Age Identity: A Case Study of Newspaper Discourses


The aim of this study was to describe the ways that newspapers in Ireland write about older people, in particular, the ways that ageing and age identity are constructed in newspaper discourses, and to examine the consequences for older people of media representations of ageing and age identity.


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27th April 2010




Seminar video & presentation slides, Prof. Gerard Fealy

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Presentation slides