Search for dissertations about: "Ageism"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word Ageism.

  1. 1. Elder abuse through a prism of perceptions perspectives of potential witnesses

    University dissertation from Umeå : Omvårdnad

    Author : Christen Erlingsson; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; elder abuse; Delphi technique; focus groups; narrative analysis; risk indicators; ageism; victim blaming; shame; power; compassion; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to deepen understanding of elder abuse (EA) by exploring and comparing perceptions held by experts, older persons, representatives of potential support organizations, and family members. Experts’ perspectives (I) were examined through risk indicators and screening questions (a) located in EA literature and (b) selected by an international Delphi panel. READ MORE

  2. 2. Purpose in life among very old people

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Pia Hedberg; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Purpose in life; very old; depression; gender; ageism; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore purpose in life among very old people. The proportion of elderly is increasing in Sweden, especially among the group of very old aged over 85 years. Ageing has been associated from some perspectives with health, wisdom, maturity, and inner strength. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessment meetings between care managers and persons living with dementia Citizenship as practice

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Johannes H Österholm; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ageism; decision-making; elderspeak; institutional discourse; malignant positioning; narrative; needs assessment; social work; storytelling; Behovsbedömning; berättande; berättelser; beslutsfattande; institutionella samtal; malign positionering; socialt arbete; ålderism; äldreriktat tal;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with encounters between persons living with dementia and care managers. Dementia often results in progressive care needs that must be met by different social care services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studying ageing: experiences, description, variation, prediction and explanation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Bo G. Eriksson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Gerontology; Demography; Longevity; Health promotion; Social facts; Sense of cohesion; Population; Random sample.;

    Abstract : The study follows a line of experiences, description, variation, prediction and explanation concerning ageing, health promotion and longevity. The experiences of aging were acquired during my studies of conversations, participation in longitudinal population studies in Gothenburg, and working with the Centre for Development of Home help services. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Genre of Animal Hanky Panky? Animal representations, anthropomorphism and interspecies relations in The Little Golden Books

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University

    Author : Kelly Hübben; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Picture book theory; literary animal studies; anthropomorphism; anthropocentrism; Little Golden Books; speciesism; Human Animal Studies; litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the visual and verbal representations of animals in a selection of commercial picture books for a young readership of preschool children. The picture books selected are part of the Little Golden Book series. READ MORE