age stratification theory

(noun) Stratification between age cohorts due to an unequal distribution of resources (e.g., wealth, power, and privilege) across the life course.

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How to Cite the Definition of Age Stratification Theory

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “age stratification theory.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 14, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/age-stratification-theory/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

age stratification theory. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/age-stratification-theory/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “age stratification theory.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/age-stratification-theory/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“age stratification theory.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 14 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/age-stratification-theory/>.