Ageing in Europe

Convenors:
Jay Ginn
: University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Andreas Motel-Klingebiel: German Centre of Gerontology, Germany
Ricca Edmondson: National University of Ireland, Ireland

 

Tuesday  September 23   (14.00-16.00) - ROOM  2.1

Session 1A (Parallel Session)
Retirement and Gender Roles 

Chair: Kerry Platman
Author(s): Sarah Vickerstaff, John Baldock, Jennie Cox and Linda Keen
Institution: School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent
Country: United Kingdom 
REDISTRIBUTING RISK: THE FRAGMENTATION OF RETIREMENT
Author(s): J. Parry
Institution: Policy Studies Institute
Country: United Kingdom 
LIFE AFTER EMPLOYMENT: THE ROLE OF UNPAID WORK IN RETIREMENT LIFESTYLES
Author(s): E. Green, H. Easton and J. Anderson
Institution: Centre for Social and Policy Research, School of Social Sciences and Law, University of Teesside
Country: United Kingdom 
BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT AND PROGRESSION IN THE LABOUR MARKET: THE IMPACT ON WOMEN'S FINANCIAL PROVISION FOR RETIREMENT
Author(s): Noora Järnefelt
Institution: University of Jyväskylä and Statistics
Country: Finland 
FAMILY AND SPOUSAL EFFECTS ON WOMEN'S EARLY EXIT FROM WORK
Author(s): Jay Ginn
Institution: Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, University of Surrey
Country: United Kingdom 
PREFERENCES AND POLICIES: GENDERED ATTITUDES TO RETIREMENT IN CONTRASTING WELFARE STATES

Tuesday September 23 (14.00-16.00) - ROOM  2.2

Session 1B (Parallel Session) 
Social Construction of Age

Chair: Ricca Edmondson

Author(s): Caroline Oliver
Institution: School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Country: United Kingdom 
'THERE'S LIFE IN THE OLD DOG YET': NEGOTIATING BOUNDARIES OF AGEING IN A RETIREMENT LEISURE ZONE
Author(s): Liz Lloyd, Pat Anderson, Ailsa Cameron, Naomi Kent and Randall Smith
Institution: University of Bristol
Country: United Kingdom
LIFE AFTER EIGHTY: RESEARCHING SIGNIFICANT EVENTS IN THE LIVES OF OLDER PEOPLE
Author(s): Pirjo Nikander
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Tampere,
Country: Finland 
TRACKING MORALITY IN DISCOURSES OF AGEING
Author(s): Clary Krekula
Institution: Department of Sociology, Uppsala University
Country: Sweden 
THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF OLDER WOMEN IN FEMINIST DISCOURSES
Author(s): Janicke Andersson
Institution: Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (ISAL), Linköping University
Country: Sweden 
MEN AND WOMEN THROUGH THE DIFFERENT STAGES OF LIFE: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO CONSTRUCTIONS OF THE LIFE COURSE IN HANDBOOKS ON LONGEVITY AND AGEING
Author(s): Fleur Thomese
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Gerontology, Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands 
WHO STARTS A FAMILY IN HARD TIMES? GENDER DIFFERENCES IN THE TIMING AND OCCURRENCE OF MARRIAGE IN THE NETHERLANDS AROUND WORLD WAR II 


Wednesday  September 24 (9.00-11.00) - ROOM  2.1

Session 2A (Parallel Session) 
Employment and Retirement in Ageing Societies

Chair: Jay Ginn

Author(s): Kerry Platman
Institution: The Open University
Country: United Kingdom 
SMOOTHING THE CLIFF EDGE? RISK AND UNCERTAINTY IN FLEXIBLE EMPLOYMENT TRANSITIONS FOR OLDER WORKERS
Author(s): J. A. McMullin and M. Cooke
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada 
WORKFORCE AGING: AN EXAMINATION OF THE AGE COMPOSITION OF OCCUPATIONS AND INDUSTRIES IN CANADA
Author(s): G. Adar, M. Rosner, Y. Gluck, J. Goldemberg, J.and D. Peleg
Institution: Institute for Research of the Kibbutz, University of Haifa
Country: Israel 
FUNCTIONAL RETIREMENT VS. AGE RELATED RETIREMENT
Author(s): Rainer Loidl-Keil
Institution: Department of Sociology, Johannes Kepler University
Country: Austria 
DESIGNING WORKING TIME AND THE LIFE CYCLE
Author(s): Domingo Navarro Ortiz, Ángel Pascual Martínez Soto and Miguel A. Pérez de Perceval Cerde
Institution: University of Murcia
Country: Spain 
THE LIMITATIONS OF THE MINING ACTIVITY IN THE AGEING PROCESS: BEAL (MURCIA, SPAIN) AND THE DEMOGRAPHIC MODERNIZATION


Wednesday  September 24 (9.00-11.00) - ROOM  2.2

Session 2B (Parallel Session)
Care of Older People: Between Family and State

Chair: Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz

 
Author(s): H. Künemund
Institution: Institute of Sociology, Free University Berlin
Country: Germany 
THEORETICAL ARGUMENTS AND EMPIRICAL EXPLORATIONS OF CROWDING IN AND CROWDING OUT
Author(s): Linda Pickard
Institution: Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics
Country: United Kingdom 
THE DECLINE OF INTENSIVE INTERGENERATIONAL CARE OF OLDER PEOPLE IN GREAT BRITAIN, 1985-1995
Author(s): Konstantina Davaki
Institution: London School of Economics, Health and Social Care
Country: United Kingdom 
ELDERLY CARE IN GREECE: FORMAL AND INFORMAL PROVISION
Author(s): Nick Jewson
Institution: Centre for Labour Market Studies, University of Leicester
Country: United Kingdom 
'IN OUR BLOOD': RESPITE SERVICES, FAMILY CARE AND ASIAN COMMUNITIES IN LEICESTER, UNITED KINGDOM
Author(s): Simone Pennec
Institution: University of Western Bretagne
Country: France 
PROVIDING HEALTH AT HOME
Author(s): Valentina Hlebec and Blanka Tivadar
Institution: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences.
Country: Slovenia 
SOCIAL SUPPORT NETWORKS OF ELDERLY IN SLOVENIA

 

Wednesday  September  24 (14.30-16.30) - ROOM  2.1

Session 3A (Parallel Session) 
Early Exit from the Labour Market

Chair: Sara Arber

 
Author(s): Morten Blekesaune and Per Erik Solem
Institution: Norwegian Social Research NOVA
Country: Norway 
WORKING CONDITIONS AND EARLY RETIREMENT: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF RETIREMENT BEHAVIOUR
Author(s): Jonas Höög and Mikael Stattin
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Umeå
Country: Sweden 
EARLY RETIREMENT IN SWEDEN 1988-1998 : THE CASE OF DISABILITY PENSIONERS
Author(s): Alberto Veira Ramos
Institution: Carlos III University
Country: Spain 
HOW DECISIVE IS LEVEL OF EDUCATION AS A PREDICTOR OF THE AGE OF RETIREMENT?
Author(s): Francoise Le Borgne-Uguen
Institution: University of Western Bretagne
Country: France 
EARLY RETIREMENT IN THE BREST (FRANCE) AREA
Author(s): Tiiu Soidre
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Göteborg
Country: Sweden 
DO WE WANT TO WORK FULL TIME UNTIL WE ARE 65? SOME FACTORS BEHIND ELDERLY EMPLOYEE'S PREFERENCES
Author(s): Ladislav Rabusic
Institution: Department of Sociology, Masaryk University
Country: Czech Republic 
WHY ARE THEY ALL SO EAGER TO RETIRE?

 

 

Wednesday  September 24   (14.30-16.30) - ROOM  2.2

Session 3B (Parallel Session) 
Family Care for Older People: Carers' perspectives

Chair: TBA

Author(s): J. Baldock
Institution: School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent
Country: United Kingdom 
CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE: HOW DUAL CAREER HOUSEHOLDS MANAGE CARING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR BOTH YOUNGER AND OLDER PEOPLE
Author(s): Minna Zechner
Institution: Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Tampere
Country: Finland 
TO CARE AND NOT TO CARE, HOW DUAL CARING COMMITMENTS ARE DEVELOPED AND NEGOTIATED (IN FINLAND AND IN NORTHERN ITALY)
Author(s): Marja Pijl and Lennarth Johannson
Institution:
Country: The Netherlands and Sweden 
FILLING THE CARE GAP, A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE SUPPORT OF CARERS OF OLDER PERSONS
Author(s): Katharina Herlofson and S.O. Daatland
Institution: Norwegian Social Research (NOVA)
Country: Norway 
INTERGENERATIONAL SUPPORT. THE ADULT CHILD PERSPECTIVE
Author(s): M. Harris, Win Tadd and Antony Bayer
Institution: College of Medicine, University of Wales
Country: United Kingdom 
WHAT ARE INFORMAL CARERS INFORMATION NEEDS?
Author(s): Andreas Hoff
Institution: German Centre of Gerontology
Country: Germany
FAMILY CHANGE AND INTERGENERATIONAL SUPPORT - SOURCE OF NEW INEQUALITY IN OLD AGE?

 

Wednesday  September 24 (17.00-18.30) - ROOM  2.1

Session 4A (Parallel Session) 
Quality of Life in Old Age: 
the UK Growing Older Programme

Chair: Alan Walker

 
Author(s): Alan Walker 
Institution: Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield
Country: United Kingdom 
THE UK GROWING OLDER RESEARCH PROGRAMME
Author(s): Sara Arber and Kate Davidson
Institution: School of Human Sciences, University of Surrey
Country: United Kingdom 
MATERIAL WELL-BEING AND SOCIAL INVOLVEMENT IN LATER LIFE: THE INTERACTION OF GENDER AND MARITAL STATUS
Author(s): Jabeer Butt and J. Moriarty
Institution: REU
Country: United Kingdom 
PERCEPTIONS OF ETHNICITY AND BELONGING IN OLDER PEOPLE FROM BLACK AND MINORITY ETHNIC COMMUNITIES
Author(s): R.D. Wiggins and P Higgs
Institution: City University and University College
Country: United Kingdom 
LIFECOURSE AND CONTEXTUAL FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE QUALITY OF LIFE IN EARLY OLD AGE
Author(s): I. Grewal
Institution:
Country:  
INEQUALITIES IN THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF OLDER PEOPLE IN ENGLAND

Author(s): Astrid Bergland
Institution: Faculty of Health Science, Oslo University College
Country: Norway 
WELLBEING MEANS 'QUALITY OF LIFE': ADAPTATION - AND COPING ARE CRUCIAL

Reserve papers

Author(s): Win Tadd and Antony Bayer
Institution: College of Medicine, University of Wales
Country: United Kingdom 
PERSPECTIVES ON DIGNITY IN THE LIVES OF OLDER EUROPEANS

 

Wednesday  September 24   (17.00-18.30) - ROOM  2.2

Session 4B (Parallel Session) 
Family Care of Older People: Gender roles

Chair: Marja Pijl

 
Author(s): Tapio Kirsi
Institution: Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere
Country: Finland 
SEEKING THE BORDERLINES OF MOSAIC OF CARE. ANALYSING NARRATIVES OF WIVES CARING FOR THEIR DEMENTED HUSBANDS
Author(s): Marja Saarenheimo
Institution: Central Union for the Welfare of the Elderly
Country: Finland 
THE UNSOLVED PUZZLE OF THE ELDERLY SPOUSES CARING FOR THEIR PARTNERS
Author(s): Myra Lewinter
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark 
THE CONSTRUCTION OF CAREGIVING RELATIONSHIPS: PERSPECTIVES FROM FRAIL ELDERLY PEOPLE IN DENMARK
Author(s): Giuliana Costa
Institution: Laboratory of Social Policy, DIAP
Country: Italy 
ADULT WOMEN ENGAGED IN SEVERE FAMILY CARE AND THEIR COPING STRATEGIES IN LOMBARDY- ITALY
Author(s): Isabel Larrañaga and Begoña Arregui
Institution: University of the Basque Country
Country: Spain 
COPING WITH OLD AGE

 

Wednesday September 24  (19.00-20.30) - ROOM  2.1

Business Meeting 

 


 

Thursday  September  25 (9.00-11.00) - ROOM  2.1

Session 5A (Parallel Session) 
Ageing and Welfare State Comparisons

Chair: Sven Olav Daatland
Author(s): Kim Perren and Kate Legge
Institution: Centre for Research in Social Policy, Loughborough University
Country: United Kingdom 
THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL AND POLITICAL CHANGE ON THE SOCIAL POSITION OF OLDER PEOPLE IN BRITAIN, WEST GERMANY AND HUNGARY BETWEEN 1987 AND 1999
Author(s): Andreas Motel-Klingebiel
Institution: German Centre of Gerontology
Country: Germany 
PRIVATE INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONS AND THE WELFARE STATE - A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
Author(s): Barbara Da Roit
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Milan
Country: Italy 
ELDERLY DEPENDENCY AND CHANGES IN WELFARE SYSTEMS IN EUROPE AND IN ITALY
Author(s): Axel Börsch-Supan, Hendrik Jürges and Oliver Lipps
Institution: Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Ageing
Country: Germany 
SHARE - BUILDING UP A NEW PANEL SURVEY ON HEALTH, AGEING AND RETIREMENT IN EUROPE
Author(s): Ingrid Jönsson and Marie-Thérèse Letablier
Institution: Department of Sociology, Lund University
Country: Sweden 
THE CHANGING GENERATIONAL CONTRACT
Author(s): Helka Hytti
Institution: The Social Insurance Institution
Country: Finland 
WHY ARE SWEDES SICK BUT FINNS UNEMPLOYED?

 

 

Thursday September 25 (9.00-11.00) - ROOM  2.2

Session 5B (Parallel Session) 
Families, Ageing and Intergenerational Relationships 
(Joint Session - RN 9 Sociology of Families and Intimate Lives)

Chair: Ulla Björnberg

 
Author(s): Misa Izuhara
Institution: School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol
Country: United Kingdom 
AUTONOMY AND FAIRNESS: OLDER PEOPLE'S PERSPECTIVES ON INHERITANCE IN BRITAIN AND JAPAN
Author(s): Lars Gulbrandsen and Åsmund Langsether
Institution: Norwegian Social Research (NOVA)
Country: Norway 
LESS FAMILY SOLIDARITY?
Author(s): Kai Brauer
Institution: Free University of Berlin
Country: Germany 
RURAL - URBAN DIFFERENCES IN INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Author(s): George Leeson
Institution: Institute of Ageing, University of Oxford
Country: United Kingdom 
OLDER PEOPLE AND THE FAMILY IN DENMARK
Author(s): V. Madhurima
Institution: Department of Sociology, Department of Correspondence Studies, Panjab University
Country: India 
DOMESTIC MALTREATMENT OF ELDERLY: A DEPENDENCY FRAMEWORK
Author(s): Pedro Vasconcelos
Institution: Higher Institute for Labour and Business Studies
Country: Portugal 
KINSHIP AND SUPPORT NETWORKS: GENDER AND CLASS INEQUALITIES
Author(s): M. Atmane Aggoun
Institution:
Country: France 
AGEING OF MIXED COUPLES - VIEILLIR EN COUPLE MIXTE

Reserve papers

Author(s): Sanem Aliçli Mottram and Nuran Hortacsu
Institution: Department of Psychology, Middle East Technical University
Country: Turkey 
ADULT DAUGHTER-AGING MOTHER SOLIDARITY IN TURKEY
Author(s): S. Agulló Tomás
Institution: Department of Political Science and Sociology, Carlos III University
Country: Spain 
CARING FOR CARERS OF THE ELDERLY: EVALUATION OF SUPPORT PROGRAMMES IN UNITED KINGDOM AND SPAIN
Author(s): Kai Brauer
Institution: Free University of Berlin, Institute of Sociology
Country: Germany 
FAMILY TIES AND COMMUNITY TIES: SOCIAL CAPITAL TRANSMISSIONS BETWEEN GENERATIONS

 

Thursday September 25  (14.30-16.30) - ROOM  2.1

Session 6A (Parallel Session)
Welfare State Development and Old Age

Chair: Andreas Motel-Klingebiel
Author(s): Ingo Bode
Institution: University of Duisburg
Country: Germany 
A New Moral Economy of Old Age Provision? 
The disorganization of welfare for the elderly and its consequences in international perspective  

Author(s): Virginija Poskute
Institution: International Networks for Studies in Technology, Environment, Alternatives, Development (CEPS/INSTEAD)
Country: Luxembourg 
EFFECTS OF AGEING POPULATION ON RETIREMENT PENSION SYSTEMS
Author(s): Carlos Reyes
Institution: Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
Country: Austria 
IS PORTABILITY OF SOCIAL SECURITY CLAIMS UNDERMINING NATIONAL SOLIDARITY?
Author(s): Hans-Joachin von Kondratowitz
Institution: German Centre of Gerontology
Country: Germany 
WELFARE CULTURES AND "FAMILY CULTURES" IN EUROPEAN CARE ARRANGEMENTS
Author(s): Linda Pickard, Adelina Comas-Herrera, Joan Costa-Font, Cristiano Gori, Alessandra di Maio, Heinz Rothgang and Raphael Wittenberg
Institution: London School of Economics and Political Science, University of Barcelona, Institute of Social Research, Bremen University
Country: United Kingdom, Spain, Italy and Germany 
MODELLING AN ENTITLEMENT TO LONG-TERM CARE IN EUROPE: PROJECTIONS FOR LONG-TERM CARE EXPENDITURE TO 2050
Author(s): Hans Peeters
Institution: Department of Sociology, Catholic University of Leuven
Country: Belgium 
INVISIBLE PENSIONS IN BELGIUM

 

Thursday September 25  (14.30-16.30) - ROOM  2.2

Session 6B (Parallel Session) 
Relationships Between Older People and Their Carers

Chair: Lars Gulbrandsen

 
Author(s): Georges Goma
Institution:
Country: France 
THE SOCIOLOGY OF EXTREME OLD AGE AND HOME CARE
Author(s): J. Twigg
Institution: University of Kent
Country: United Kingdom 
THE POWER DYNAMICS OF BODYCARE: GIVING AND RECEIVING PERSONAL CARE
Author(s): Jocelyn Angus
Institution: Aged Services Management Unit, Faculty of Human Development, Victoria University
Country: Australia 
THE AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC DISCOURSE ON AGED CARE: THE MUDDLED EXPERIMENT OF 'USER-PAYS'
Author(s): Clare Ungerson and Sue Yeandle
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Southampton
Country: United Kingdom 
OLDER PEOPLE AS 'CONSUMER CITIZENS' OF THEIR OWN CARING LABOUR: A FIVE NATIONS STUDY
Author(s): Therese Jacobs
Institution: Center for Population and Family Studies
Country: Belgium 
PAYMENTS FOR CARE: A CONTRADICTION IN TERMINI?
Author(s): Peter Schimany
Institution: Vienna Institute of Demography, Austrian Academy of Sciences
Country: Austria 
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE ELDERLY WITHIN THE SOCIAL CONTEXT - A FUTURE SUBJECT OF AGE RESEARCH?

 


Friday September 26 (9.00-11.00) - ROOM  2.1

Session 7A (Parallel Session) 
Images of Ageing

Chair: Paula Rantamaa

Author(s): J. Jyrkämä
Institution: Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Jyväskylä
Country: Finland 
IMAGES OF AGEING IN THE THIRD AGE
Author(s): Suzy Byrne
Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Country: Ireland 
OLDER TO SOME, STRAIGHT TO OTHERS, BUT WHO AM I REALLY?
Author(s): Ann Cronin
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Surrey
Country: United Kingdom 
DECONSTRUCTING THE GERONTOLOGICAL CLOSET: UNDERSTANDING THE INTERSECTION OF AGE, SEXUALITY AND GENDER
Author(s): Ricca Edmondson
Institution: National University of Ireland
Country: Ireland
'WISDOM IN LATER LIFE' AS A SOURCE OF SOCIAL CRITICISM
Author(s): Marja Jylhä
Institution: School of Public Health, University of Tampere
Country: Finland 
AGEING RESEARCH - BETWEEN BIOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY
Author(s): E. Fairhurst
Institution: Manchester Metropolitan University
Country: United Kingdom 
ANALYSING TALK IN FOCUS GROUPS: THE INTERACTIONAL LOCATION OF AGE

 

Friday September 26 (9.00-11.00) - ROOM  2.2

Session 7B (Parallel Session) 
Formal Care for Older People

Chair: Sue Balloch

 
Author(s): Marie-Anne Dujarier
Institution: Laboratory of Social Change
Country: France 
AN ORGANIZATIONAL STUDY OF A GERIATRIC UNIT IN PARIS :HOW DO WE CARE FOR OLD PEOPLE?
Author(s): R. Rønning
Institution: Lillehammer University College
Country: Norway 
QUALITY IN CARING. DOES ORGANISATION MATTER?
Author(s): Carla Rodriguez García
Institution: Department of Social and Political Sciences, European University Institute
Country: Italy 
IS ONLY FAMILY WHAT MATTERS? EXTENSION AND INSTITUTIONAL DESIGN OF SOCIAL CARE SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY IN SPAIN
Author(s): M. Fyvie-Gauld and S. Balloch
Institution: Health and Social Policy Research Centre, University of Brighton
Country: United Kingdom 
AGE DISCRIMINATION: ISSUES IN MENTAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE FOR OLDER PEOPLE
Author(s): Anna Olaison
Institution: Department of Thematic Studies Linköping University
Country: Sweden 
APPLYING FOR HOME CARE: OLD PEOPLE'S PERSPECTIVES OF ASSESSMENTS
Author(s): Laetitia Ngatcha
Institution: Department of Sociology, Descartes Sorbonne University
Country: France 
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION AND POLITICAL AGENDA: DEMENTIA AND AGING IN THREE DIFFERENT WELFARE STATE SYSTEMS

Reserve papers

Author(s): I. Mallon
Institution:
Country: France 
AGEING IN FRENCH NURSING HOMES IN THE LATEST TWENTIETH CENTURY
Author(s): Anne Helset and Marit Lauvli
Institution: Norwegian Social Research, NOVA
Country: Norway 
ELDERLY NORWEGIANS IN SPAIN AND NORWEGIAN CARE POLICY
Author(s): Angela Dickinson
Institution: Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire
Country: United Kingdom 
THE SINGLE ASSESSMENT PROCESS, LESSONS LEARNED FROM AN EVALUATION OF A PILOT IMPLEMENTATION
Author(s): J. Garcés, F. Ródenas and V. Sanjosé 
Institution:
Country: Spain
ORGANIZATIONAL AND TRAINING NEEDS IN SOCIAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH CARE OF AGEING POPULATION IN VALENCIAN AUTONOMOUS REGION


Friday September 26  (14.30-16.30) - ROOM  2.1

Session 8A (Parallel Session) 
Social Participation by Older People

Chair: Gunhild Hagestad

 
Author(s): Isto Ruoppila, Mart Tacken, Heidrun Mollenkopf, Fiorella Marcellini and Zsuzsa Széman
Institution: University of Jyväskylä, Delft University of Technology, DZFA, INRCA, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Country: Finland 
HEALTH AND LEISURE ACTIVITIES OF PERSONS 55+ IN FINLAND, GERMANY, HUNGARY, ITALY AND THE NETHERLANDS. THE INTERNATIONAL MOBILATE SURVEY: ENHANCING MOBILITY IN LATER LIFE
Author(s): L. Howie, M. Coulter and S. Feldman
Institution: Victoria University
Country: Australia
CRAFTING THE SELF: OLDER PEOPLE'S NARRATIVES OF CREATIVE OCCUPATIONS
Author(s): Jorma Seitsamo, Kaija Tuomi and Juhani Ilmarinen
Institution: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Country: Finland 
INVOLVEMENT IN ACTIVITIES AND POST-RETIREMENT WELL-BEING
Author(s): Sheila Scraton, Jonathan Long and Beccy Watson
Institution: Leeds Metropolitan University
Country: UNITED KINGDOM 
AGEING AND SERIOUS LEISURE: EXPLORING GENDER, ETHNICITY AND CLASS IN LIVED RETIREMENT
Author(s): Jessie Vandeweyer and Ignace Glorieux
Institution: Vrije University
Country: Belgium 
COLLECTIVE RHYTHM OR SOCIAL SEGREGATION? ABOUT TIME STRUCTURES AND SOCIAL CONTACTS OF RETIRED PEOPLE
Author(s): S. Agulló Tomás
Institution: Department of Political Science and Sociology, Carlos III University
Country: Spain 
PARTICIPATORY AGEING IN SPAIN: A RESEARCH ABOUT ACTIVITIES, WORK, RETIREMENT AND THE ELDERLY

 

Friday  September 26 (14.30-16.30) - ROOM  2.2

Session 8B (Parallel Session) 
Ageing and Health

Chair: Clare Ungerson

 
Author(s): J. Hislop and S. Arber
Institution: Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender (CRAG), University of Surrey
Country: United Kingdom 
A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP? MAPPING INEQUALITIES IN WOMEN'S SLEEP IN LATER LIFE
Author(s): Kirsi Lumme-Sandt
Institution: School of Public Health, University of Tampere
Country: Finland 
OLDER PEOPLE AND THE DIVERSE WORLDS OF MEDICAL DRUG USE
Author(s): Wendy Hulko
Institution: Department of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling
Country: United Kingdom 
THE DYNAMICS OF PRIVILEGE AND OPPRESSION IN THE CONTEXT OF DEMENTIA
Author(s): Outi Jolanki
Institution: Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere
Country: Finland 
HEALTH AS A MORAL ISSUE IN THE BIOGRAPHICAL INTERVIEWS OF NONAGENARIANS
Author(s): Nickie Charles and Vivienne Walters
Institution: University of Wales 
Country:
United Kingdom 
GENDER AND AGE DIFFERENCES IN DISCOURSES OF HEALTH
Author(s): I. Hellström and U. Lundh
Institution: Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later life, Linköping University
Country: Sweden 
PERSONS WITH DEMENTIA AND AWARENESS CONTEXT THEORY

Reserve papers

Author(s): Markus Zimmermann
Institution: Institute for Nursing Science and Public Health, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
Country: Germany 
COMPARISONS OF SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY: A FUNCTION RELATED APPROACH TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF COMPARING APPLES WITH PEACHES ON THE EXAMPLE OF "REHABILITATION"
Author(s): E. Green and F. Griffiths
Institution: Centre for Social and Policy Research, University of Teesside and Centre for Primary Health Care Studies, University of Warwick
Country: United Kingdom 
THE AGEING WOMAN'S DILEMMA: HRT OR OSTEOPOROSIS? THE PLACE OF TECHNOLOGY IN LAY AND EXPERT JUDGEMENTS ABOUT HEALTH RISKS

 


Saturday September 27 (9.00-11.00) - ROOM  2.2

Session 9A (Parallel Session) 
Impact of Technology and Social Change on Older People

Chair: Eileen Evason

 
Author(s): Antonina V. Noskova
Institution: Moscow State Social University
Country: Russia 
ON EFFECT OF SOCIAL CHANGES ON THE STATUS OF OLDER PEOPLE IN RUSSIA
Author(s): J. Vincent
Institution: University of Exeter
Country: United Kingdom 
NEW FORMS OF GLOBAL POLITICAL ECONOMY AND AGEING SOCIETIES
Author(s): Chris Gilleard
Institution: Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences
Country: United Kingdom 
OLD AGE AND THE FIN DE SIECLE
Author(s): Liudmila Aleksandrovna Belyaeva
Institution: Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences
Country: Russia 
SOCIAL POSITIONS OF THE AGE GROUPS DURING RUSSIAN REFORMS
Author(s): B. Ostlund
Institution: The Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life, Linkoping University,
Country: Sweden 
IS GERONTECHNOLOGY THE RIGHT ANSWER? A REFLECTION ON THE GAP BETWEEN TECHNOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE
Author(s): Lucie Vidovicova
Institution: University of Masaryk
Country: Czech Republic 
AGEING IN TRANSITION - CONSTRUCTION OF OLD IN CZECH SOCIETY

Reserve papers

Author(s): G. Vuksanovic
Institution: Department of Sociology, Faculty of Philosophy
Country: Yugoslavia 
INFLUENCE OF THE POPULATION IMMIGRATING FROM BOSNIA, CROATIA AND KOSOVO AND METOHIA ON THE CHANGES IN THE AGE STRUCTURE OF THE POPULATION OF VOJVODINA

 

Saturday September 27  (9.00-11.00) - ROOM  2.16

Session 9B (Parallel Session) 
Spanish Views on Ageing

Chair: Pedro Sánchez Vera

 
Author(s): María del Mar del Rincón Ruiz and D. Pac Salas
Institution: Department of Psicology and Sociology, University of Zaragoza
Country: Spain 
FROM WORK TO EARLY RETIREMENT: NEW TRANSITIONS TOWARDS OLD AGE
Author(s): María Antonia Carbonero Gamundí
Institution: University of Balear Islands
Country: Spain 
AGEING AND DEPENDENCY: FAMILY DETERMINANTS
Author(s): Marga Marí-Klose and Pau Marí-Klose
Institution: University of Barcelona and University of Chicago
Country: Spain and USA 
SUPPER FOR ONE: A QUANTITATIVE ANALISIS OF FACTORS PROTECTING OLDER PEOPLE FROM LONELINESS OR EXPOSING THEM TO IT
Author(s): Pedro Sánchez Vera
Institution: University of Murcia
Country: Spain 
SOCIAL PERCEPTIONS OF OLDER PEOPLE ON LOVE AND ENGAGEMENT, IN SPAIN
Author(s): Nuria Rodríguez Ávila, Ricardo Moragas, Sandra Pardo and Ramon Cristòfol
Institution: Scientist Park of Barcelona
Country: Spain 
PREVENTION OF DEPENDENCY IN OLD AGE
Author(s): Alfredo Alfageme
Institution: Jaume I University
Country: Spain 
THE EXPANSION OF UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER PEOPLE AS A SOCIAL PHENOMENON

Reserve papers

Author(s): Irene Alcolea, Elisabet Martori and Clara Sánchez
Institution: University of Barcelona
Country: Spain 
ANALYSIS OF TIME-USE AMONG OLDER PEOPLE: ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES IN CATALONIA (SPAIN)
Author(s): Elena Sintes and Ana Collado
Institution: Metropolitan and Regional Studies Institute of Barcelona, University of Barcelona
Country: Spain 
SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS AMONG THE ELDERLY POPULATION IN BARCELONA

 

Saturday September 27 (9.00-11.00) - ROOM  2.1

Session 9C (Parallel Session) 
Young and Old: Linked lives or separate worlds? Research and policy challenges
 
(Joint Session - Youth and Generation [Y&G])

Chair: Sinikka Aapola

 
Author(s): Rachel Brooks
Institution: Department of Educational Studies, University of Surrey
Country: United Kingdom 
"I DON'T THINK AGE MATTERS, DOES IT? WE'VE ALL GOT THE INNER CHILD IN US!": THE CONSTRUCTION OF 'AGE DIFFERENCE' AND THE IMPACT OF AGE-MIXING WITHIN UNITED KINGDOM FURTHER EDUCATION COLLEGES
Author(s): P. Uhlenberg and G. Hagestad
Institution: University of North Carolina and Agder University College
Country: USA and Norway 
THE SOCIAL SEPARATION OF OLD AND YOUNG: DOES IT MATTER?
Author(s): S. Feldman, T. Seedsman and H. Mahoney
Institution: Victoria University
Country: Australia 
SCHOOL-BASED INTERGENERATIONAL PROGRAMS: LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS FOR SUSTAINABILITY
Author(s): Anne Gray
Institution: Families and Social Capital Research Group, South Bank University
Country: United Kingdom 
THE CHANGING AVAILABILITY OF GRANDPARENTS AS CARERS AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR CHILDCARE POLICY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
Author(s): Sarah Harper
Institution: Oxford Institute of Ageing, University of Oxford
Country: United Kingdom 
CHANGING FAMILIES AS SOCIETIES AGE: INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS AND GRANDPARENTHOOD
Author(s): J. Oppelaar
Institution: RTN European Network on Grandparenthood, Agder University College
Country: Norway 
WEAKENED BRIDGES? INDIRECT AND DIRECT EFFECTS OF DIVORCE ON GRANDPARENT-GRANDCHILD INVOLVEMENT

 

Saturday September 27   (11.00-11.30) - ROOM  2.1

Session 10A (Parallel Session) 
Alternative Discourses of Ageing

Chair: Ann Cronin

 
Author(s): C. Russell
Institution: School of Behavioural and Community Health Sciences, University of Sydney
Country: Australia 
MARGINALITY AND MEN IN LATER LIFE: IDENTITY AND BELONGING AMONG THE POOR OF INNER-URBAN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
Author(s): Stephen Conway
Institution: University of Teeside
Country: United Kingdom 
AGEING AND IMAGINED COMMUNITY: SOME CULTURAL CONSTRUCTIONS AND RECONSTRUCTIONS
Author(s): Paula Rantamaa
Institution: Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, Unit of Sociology University of Jyvaskyla
Country: Finland 
AGEING ON SALE - ANALYSING THE DISCOURSES OF CONSUMER SOCIETY AND AGEING SOCIETY
Author(s): Anni Vilkko
Institution: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland 
AGEING AND HOME - LIFE COURSE TRANSITIONS AND GENDERED DOMESTIC VALUES
Author(s): E. Evason and D. Whittington
Institution: University of Ulster
Country: United Kingdom 
OLDER PEOPLE IN NORTHERN IRELAND: THEIR VIEWS AND CONCERNS
Author(s): Heikkinen Satu
Institution: Department of Sociology, Uppsala University
Country: Sweden 
AMBIVALENCE AND THE DISCOURSE OF OLDER DRIVERS

Reserve papers

Author(s): Shu-Er Wei
Institution: Life and Death Studies, Nanhua University
Country: Taiwan 
GOOD LIFE OR GOOD DEATH? MEANINGS OF ELDERLY SUICIDE AND EUTHANASIA IN TAIWAN

 

Saturday  September 27   (11.30-13.00) - ROOM  2.2

Session 10B (Parallel Session) 
Social Inequalities in Ageing

Chair: John Vincent

Author(s): Dale Dannefer
Institution: Warner Graduate School, University of Rochester
Country: USA 
AGE AND INEQUALITY: THE POTENTIALS OF CUMULATIVE ADVANTAGE THEORY
Author(s): Rasmus Hoffmann
Institution: Max-Planck-Institute for Demographic Research
Country: Germany 
DECREASING INFLUENCE OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS ON MORTALITY IN OLD AGE?
Author(s): Helen Barnard
Institution: BRMB International
Country: United Kingdom 
ETHNIC MINORITY ELDERS: ADDRESSING POVERTY THROUGH THE WELFARE STATE
Author(s): H. Mollenkopf, S. Baas, F. Marcellini, I. Ruoppila, Z. Széman, and M. Tacken
Institution: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany 
AGEING IN URBAN AND RURAL AREAS OF FIVE EUROPEAN COUNTRIES: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES
Author(s): Carmel Gallagher
Institution: School of Social Sciences and Legal Studies, Dublin Institute of Technology
Country: Ireland 
THE PARTICIPATION OF OLDER PEOPLE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES
Author(s): K. Thomsen
Institution: Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark 
EMPOWERMENT - RESOURCES AND VALUES AMONG THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE ELDERLY PEOPLE IN DENMARK