Search for dissertations about: "ålder"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 551 swedish dissertations containing the word ålder.

  1. 1. Identity, Old(er) Age and Migrancy : A Social Constructionist Lens

    Author : Laura Machat-From; Sandra Torres-Örsten; Lars Andersson; Finnur Magnússon; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; identity; migrancy; old age; older migrants; social constructionism; ethnicity; ageing; identity categories; social positions; identity negotiation; identitet; invandrarskap; hög ålder; utrikesfödda äldre; äldre invandrare; socialkonstruktionism; etnicitet; åldrande; identitetskategorier; sociala positioner; identitetsförhandling;

    Abstract : ldentity research in relation to ethnicity and migration has tended to focus an younger people whilst identity research in relation to ageing and old(er) age has not focused an migrants. This inadvertent mutual neglect has led to a lack of identity research that examines the identity categories of old(er) age and migrancy together, a lacuna that this dissertation aims to redress. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the making of age : A constructionist study on ageing and later life in the Faroe Islands

    Author : Ása Róin; Catharina Nord; Elisabet Cedersund; Chris Phillipson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; meaning of ageing; older people; constructionism; Faroe Islands; åldrandets innebörd; konstruktionism; äldre människor; Färöarna;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore how older people living in the Faroe Islands make sense of ageing, how political intentions and strategies resonate with the lived reality of ageing and how theories on ageing compare with this reality.This thesis builds on two data sets. READ MORE

  3. 3. Getting Intimate : A Feminist Analysis of Old Age, Masculinity and Sexuality

    Author : Linn Sandberg; Jeff Hearn; Julia Twigg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender; masculinity; sexuality; old age; ageing; subjectivity; intimacy; touch; interview; body diaries; Genus; maskulinitet; sexualitet; hög ålder; åldrande; subjektivitet; intimitet; beröring; kroppsdagböcker; intervjuer; Gender studies; Genus;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the intersections of masculinity, old age and sexuality from the perspectives of old men themselves, how they understand and experience sex and sexuality in later life. The study uses qualitative in-depth interviews and body diaries, an exploratory method that asked men write about their bodies in everyday life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Blood pressure in very old age : determinants, adverse outcomes, and heterogeneity

    Author : Bodil Weidung; Yngve Gustafson; Håkan Littbrand; Bo Carlberg; Peter Nordström; Sölve Elmståhl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Blood pressure; aged 80 and over; hypertension; hypotension; mortality; stroke; gait speed; cognition disorders; dementia; cohort study;

    Abstract : Background: High blood pressure (BP) is the leading risk factor for disease and mortality worldwide. However, risks associated with high BP in very old age (≥ 80 or ≥ 85 years) are not entirely understood, as the majority of scientific studies have been performed with younger populations and existing scientific knowledge about very old individuals is sometimes contradictory. READ MORE

  5. 5. Space and Sensibility : Young Men’s Risk-Taking with Motor Vehicles

    Author : Tanja Joelsson; Jeff Hearn; Carina Listerborn; Aretun Åsa; Tracey Skelton; Åsa Aretun; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Gender; masculinity; age; class; place; spatial boredom; risk­‐taking; violence; violations; ethnography; Kön; maskulinitet; ålder; klass; plats; rumslig tristess; risktagande; våld; kränkning; etnografi;

    Abstract : In this ethnographic study of “Volvo greasers” [Volvoraggare] in a peri-urban community in Sweden, risk-taking practices with motor vehicles, such as speeding and drifting, are explored and analyzed in relation to age, gender, class and place. Young men’s risk-taking with motor vehicles regularly generates public debate as a traffic safety issue, often resulting in various policy suggestions, such as curfews or raising of the driving licence age. READ MORE