Adultism: The Training Ground for All Other Oppression

Adultism refers to the systematic discrimination and prejudice faced by young people solely based on their age, where adults hold power and authority over them. It involves the marginalization of youth perspectives, exclusion from decision-making processes, and the denial of their rights and autonomy. Adultism perpetuates the notion that adults are inherently superior and deserving of respect and control, contributing to an imbalance of power in intergenerational relationships.

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