Changing Worlds and the Ageing Subject: Dimensions in the Study of Ageing and Later Life

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Britt-Marie Öberg
Ashgate, 2004 - Social Science - 207 pages
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berg (Research and Development Center of Ageing, Sweden) unites scholars from Europe and the US to describe, from different perspectives, how the conditions for old people's lives are changing and how this in turn is changing the aims and conduct of research on ageing and later life. Contributors offer ideas on how to reduce the bias for medical an

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Dr Els-Marie Anbacken is Assistant Professor at the Department of Care and Welfare and at the Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (ISAL), Linkoping University, Sweden Dr Jan-Erik Hagberg is Associate Professor at the Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (ISAL), Linkoping University, Sweden Dr Gunhild Hammarstrom is Professor in Sociology and Social Gerontology at Uppsala University, Sweden Dr Sarah Harper is the Director of the Oxford Institute of Ageing and a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology at the University of Oxford, UK Dr Phyllis Braudy Harris is Professor of Sociology and the Director of the Aging Studies Program, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA Dr Kees Knipscheer is Professor of Sociology and Social Gerontology at the Free University in Amsterdam, the Netherlands Dr John Macnicol is Professor of Social Policy at Royal Holloway University of London, UK Dr Anna-Liisa Narvanen is Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at the Department of Thematic Studies and at the Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (ISAL) Linkoping University, Sweden Dr Britt-Marie Oberg is a Manager of the Research and Development Center of Ageing in Ostergotland, Linkoping, Sweden Dr Birgitta Oden is Professor Emerita at the Department of History, Lund University, Sweden Dr Isabella Paoletti is a Senior Researcher at the Department of Communication Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy

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