Search for dissertations about: "åldrande"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 swedish dissertations containing the word åldrande.

  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. Ageing and Caring as Couples with Disabilities

    Author : Cristina Joy Torgé; Eva Jeppsson Grassman; Anna Whitaker; Lotta Holme; Anneli Anttonen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Care; physical disability; ageing; older couples; conjoint interviews; Omsorg; funktionshinder; åldrande; äldre par; parintervjuer;

    Abstract : In gerontology and care research, care is often studied in ways in which older people and people with disabilities are portrayed as dependent on the care of younger or non-disabled people. This thesis, in contrast, studies care provided by people that are both old and have physical disabilities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Everyday Mobility and Travel Activities during the first years of Retirement

    Author : Jessica Berg; Jan-Erik Hagberg; Marianne Abramsson; Lena Levin; Kerstin Westin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Ageing; retirement; mobility; travel activities; place; time-geography; interviews; travel diaries; qualitative longitudinal analysis; åldrande; pensionering; mobilitet; resande; aktivitet; plats; tidsgeografi; intervjuer; resdagböcker; kvalitativ longitudinell analys; Mobility pers ; Old people; Change; Travel survey; Interview; Transportation mode; Motivation; Health; 11 Road: Personal transport; 11 Road: Personal transport;

    Abstract : Mobility is central to living an independent life, to participating in society, and  to maintaining well-being in later life. The point of departure in this thesis is that retirement implies changes in time-space use and interruption in routines, which influence demands and preconditions for mobility in different ways. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Capturing the experience of health among persons aging in a migration context - Health promotion interventions as means to enable health and occupations in daily life

    Author : Lea Annikki Arola; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Arbetsterapi; Hälsopromotion; Åldrande; Migration;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to increase our understanding of health in everyday life among older persons aging in migration, and to evaluate the outcome of a health promotion intervention on sense of coherence, life satisfaction and engagement in activities. Methods: Studies I and II had a qualitative approach and aiming to obtain deeper descriptions of older Finnish immigrants experiences of health in daily life (study I), and to explore healthcare professionals’ experiences of health in daily life among older Finnish immigrants (study II). READ MORE