Elder Rights: The Next Civil Rights Movement

8 Pages Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last revised: 21 Mar 2013

Nina A. Kohn

Syracuse University - College of Law

Date Written: October 1, 2012

Abstract

Keynote address for a symposium entitled "Aging in the U.S.: The Next Civil Rights Movement?" Argues that elder rights can – and should – be the United States' next civil rights movement, and discusses the value of applying a civil rights perspective to the aging experience.

Keywords: aging, civil rights, elder law, social justice

JEL Classification: H55

Suggested Citation

Kohn, Nina A., Elder Rights: The Next Civil Rights Movement (October 1, 2012). Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2234106

Nina A. Kohn (Contact Author)

Syracuse University - College of Law ( email )

Syracuse, NY 13244-1030
United States
315-443-6565 (Phone)

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