Ageism Research

A wide range of research has been undertaken looking at ageism and its impact on both individuals and wider society. Click on the links below to read key ageism research and resources. 


A New Vision for Older Workers: Retain, Retrain, Recruit
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/411420/a-new-vision-for-older-workers.pdf
 
Age Discrimination and Education
http://www.niace.org.uk/lifelonglearninginquiry/docs/age-discrimination-and-education.pdf
 
Age Discrimination: A practical guide to the law
http://www.agediscrimination.info/SiteCollectionDocuments/Age%20discrimination%20indepth%20-%20a%20guide%20to%20age%20discrimination%20law%20in%20the%20UK.pdf
 
Age Discrimination: Ageism in Employment and Service Provision
https://www.ashgate.com/pdf/SamplePages/Age-Discrimination-CH1.pdf
 
Ageism and age discrimination in social care in the United Kingdom 
http://www.cpa.org.uk/information/reviews/CPA-%20ageism_and_age_discrimination_in_social_care-report.pdf
 
Ageism and Age Discrimination Some Analytical Issues 
http://www.ilcuk.org.uk/files/pdf_pdf_139.pdf 
 
Attitudes to Age in Britain 2004–08 – DWP 
http://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/13720.pdf 
 
Discrimination in the EU in 2012 
http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/ebs/ebs_393_en.pdf 
 
Equality Act 2010 
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/pdfs/ukpga_20100015_en.pdf 
 
Experiences and Expressions of Ageism 
http://www.europeansocialsurvey.org/docs/findings/ESS4_gb_toplines_experiences_and_expressions_of_ageism.pdf 
 
How Ageist is Britain? 
https://kar.kent.ac.uk/24312/1/HOWAGE~1.PDF 
 
Older people’s accounts of discrimination, exclusion and rejection 
http://www.open.ac.uk/hsc/__assets/dh4bwtxdy7tqjqvhe2.pdf 
 
Perceived age discrimination in older adults 
http://ageing.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/09/26/ageing.aft146.full.pdf 
 
The Myth of the Babyboomer 
http://www.independentage.org/media/1098261/rfa-myth-of-baby-boomer.pdf 
 
CIPD: Avoiding the demographic crunch: labour supply and the ageing workforce 
http://www.cipd.co.uk/publicpolicy/policy-reports/demographic-crunch-labour-supply-ageing.aspx 
 
The Missing Million: Pathways back to employment 
http://www.bitc.org.uk/our-resources/report/missing-million-pathways-back-employment 
 
A new vision for older workers: retain, retrain, recruit 
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/a-new-vision-for-older-workers-retain-retrain-recruit