Dr. Ken Muir

There are 5 included publications by Dr. Ken Muir :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Beyond Bigotry: Teaching about Unconscious Prejudice 2012 545 Researchers have demonstrated that unconscious prejudices around characteristics such as race, gender, and class are common, even among people who avow themselves unbiased. The authors present a method for teaching about implicit racial bias using on...
Housing for Older Adults: New Lessons From the Past 2001 551 Despite the fact that it has been nearly 40 years since the first residents moved into the first leisure-oriented retirement communities (LORCs), housing issues remain an important component of gerontological discussions. A part of the reason is that...
Machismo, Misogyny, and Homophobia in a Male Athletic Subculture: a Participant-Observation Study of Deviant Rituals in Collegiate Rugby 2004 1517 Sociological literature focusing on athletic subcultures is abundant; however, little exists that specifically addresses the deviant conduct inherent within these enclaves. Save a few select studies, this is especially true of male collegiate rugby i...
Measuring the Benefits of Mentoring for Foster Grandparents: A Research Note 2006 405 The impact of intergenerational mentoring between retirees and first-year college has largely been ignored in gerontological research. This research note explores the methodology of designing a mentoring pro-gram that targets ‘‘foster grandparents’’ ...
Reassessing The Demographic Imperative 2007 445 For many years gerontologists have discussed the consequences of advances that have lengthened lives but have been less successful at improving the quality of those lives. While this debate continues, the resulting demographic shift in the age pro?le...