Sökning: "cultural gerontology"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 6 avhandlingar innehållade orden cultural gerontology.

  1. 1. Se lika ung ut som du känner dig : Kulturella föreställningar om ålder och åldrande i populärpress för kvinnor över 40

    Författare :Karin Lövgren; Magnus Berg; Anette Göthlund; Gunilla Jarlbro; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Cultural conceptions; doing age; age; ageing; age studies; ageism; middle age; social gerontology; cultural gerontology; social constructionism; cultural studies; popular press; advertising; gender; visual studies; Kulturella föreställningar; göra ålder; socialkonstruktionism; kulturstudier; populärpress; reklam; ålder; åldrande; medelålder; socialgerontologi; kulturgerontologi; genus; intervjuer; innehållsanalys; kvinnobilder; Tara; M Magasin; Laura; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Avhandlingen undersöker kulturella föreställningar om ålder och åldrande med utgångspunkt i populärpress för kvinnor över 40. Under 2000-talet har flera veckotidningar lanserats som vänder sig till kvinnor i medelåldern, med ålder som försäljningsargument. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Understanding "successful aging" : Cultural and migratory perspectives

    Författare :Sandra Torres; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; sociology. social gerontology; successful aging; value orientations; culture; cross-cultural gerontology; ethnogerontology; migration; Iranian immigrants; culturally-appropriate care; gerontological theory; vignettes; gerontological methods; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation aims to contribute to the rectification of the atheoretization that characterizes the study of aging and diversity through the formulation and preliminary empirical testing of a culturally-relevant theoretical framework for the study of successful aging. Inspired by the Kluckhohnian approach to the study of cultural variation, the framework hereby proposed posits that there is congruence between the understandings of successful aging that people uphold and the value orientations that they prefer in regards to four topics: man-nature, time, activity and relational. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Dementia across cultural borders : Reflections and thought patterns of elderly Iranians with dementia in Sweden, their relatives and staff at a culturally profiled nursing home

    Författare :Mahin Kiwi; Carina Berterö; Katarina Berg; Karin Josefsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dementia; Transition; Culture; Culturally profiled nursing home;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: Today’s multicultural society has resulted in major changes, with healthcare undergoing significant modifications. Healthcare workers and patients are increasingly confronted with “cultural” backgrounds other than their own. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Components of Well-Being Among Older Persons: A Longitudinal Perspective

    Författare :Cheryl McCamish-Svensson; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Socialpsykologi; Social psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; Qualitative.; Loneliness; Social Support; Life Satisfaction; Well-Being; Longitudinal; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Sammanfattning : Two Swedish longitudinal cohort studies form the basis for this thesis that examines the components of well-being from young old to oldest old. The Lund 80+ cross-sequential design began in 1988 when participants were 80-years old (N=212) and follows them annually until all are deceased. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Do psychosocial working conditions contribute to healthy and active aging? studies of mortality, late-life health, and leisure

    Författare :Charlotta Nilsen; Sweden Stockholm Karolinska Institutet Care Sciences and Society Department of Neurobiology; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; psychosocial working conditions; work stressors; active jobs; passive jobs; sense of coherence; middle age; socioeconomic position; mortality; physical functioning; lung function; leisure activity; old age; Sweden; longitudinal;

    Sammanfattning : The growing demographic challenge posed by an aging population makes finding predictors of health in old age increasingly important. This thesis investigated long-term associations between midlife psychosocial working conditions and late-life health and leisure and examined whether sense of coherence in midlife modified the association between psychosocial working conditions and all-cause mortality. LÄS MER