Definition of Age Stratification Theory
Examples of Age Stratification Theory
- Differing levels of political power based on age.
- Minimum age requirements to drinking alcohol, driving a vehicle, or joining the military.
Age Stratification Theory Pronunciation
Syllabification: age strat·i·fi·ca·tion the·o·ry
- American English – /AYj strat-uh-fuh-kAY-shuhn thEE-uhr-ree/
- British English – /AYj strat-i-fi-kAY-shuhn thIUH-ree/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English: /ˈeɪdʒ ˌstɹætəfəˈkeɪʃən ˈθiɚɹɪ/
- British English: /ˈeɪdʒ ˌstɹætɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n ˈθɪ(ə)ɹɪ/
- Plural: age stratification theories
- Ageism leads to age stratification.
- Society is similarly stratified by class, ethnicity, and gender.
- Variant spelling: age-stratification theory
- Word origin of “age” and “stratification” and “theory” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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- age cohort
- age norm
- baby boomer
- life course
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “age stratification theory.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 3, 2023 (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 October 3, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/age-stratification-theory/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“age stratification theory.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 3 Oct. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/age-stratification-theory/>.