(noun) The number of years an individual has lived.
(noun) A group of people born around the same time period from a particular population that typically shares certain events and experiences over their life course.
(noun) Culturally informed, formal and informal rules (norms), that determine appropriate ways of ‘being’ and ‘doing’ at a particular age.
(noun) Stratification between age cohorts due to an unequal distribution of resources (e.g., wealth, power, and privilege) across the life course.
(noun) Discrimination or prejudice against an individual or group because of their age.
(noun) The capacity of an individual to actively and independently choose and to affect change; free will or self-determination.
1. A collection of anonymous individuals who are temporarily in the same physical location, with minimum interaction and influence on each other and without a sense of group solidarity; 2. A collection of individuals that share a commonality and are combined to create a category for study.
(noun) The physical, psychological, and social act or process of growing older.
(noun) A society whose primary mode of production is large-scale agriculture, which uses plows (ploughs) and draft animals to grow food.
(noun) Ideas and beliefs that members of a group such as a society or culture typically accept as true.
(noun) The large-scale practice of cultivating permanent fields, growing crops, and raising livestock to meet needs such as food and raw materials.
(noun) An act of terrorism intended to damage agriculture.
(noun) A chronic disease caused by compulsive, dependent, and excessive consumption of alcohol, leading to deterioration of mental and physical health, as well as social and vocational functioning.
(noun) The estrangement of individuals from themselves and others; a feeling of normlessness and powerlessness caused by separation and isolation from an individual’s sense of self, society, and work.
1. (noun) A social relationship established by marriage; 2. (noun) A social relationship created for common cause or interest.
(noun) How ownership rights and asset use are determined.
(noun) An individual with a privileged status that supports efforts to eliminate the systemic oppression that grants them greater power and privilege.
(noun) A social movement focused on the self-improvement of individuals.
(noun) The tendency of some people to value the health and well-being of others, often above their own self-interest.
(noun) The act or process through which a dominant group combine with a subordinate group to form a new group.