707 Images of old age

Saturday, August 4, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
NB 440 (Faculty of Economics)

RC11 Sociology of Aging (host committee)

Language: English
Session Organizer:
Kathrin KOMP, Umeĺ University, Sweden
Elizabeth BROOKE, Swinburne University, Australia
Defeat, soccer and the media: Paradoxical images and discourses of aging (Oral Presentation)
Leonardo PACHECO, Universidade Federal de Alfenas, Brazil

From retirement to active ageing: Changing images of “old age” in the late twentieth century (Oral Presentation)
Stephan LESSENICH, Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet, Germany

A new image of old age: The case of third age societies (Oral Presentation)
Kathrin KOMP, Umeĺ University, Sweden; Elena WIEGAND, Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg , Germany

Understandings of ethnic 'otherness' in need assessment practices (Oral Presentation)
Sandra TORRES, Uppsala University, Sweden; Emilia FORSSELL, Ersta Sköndal University College, Sweden; Anna OLAISON, Linkoping University, Sweden

From zoomers to geezerade: Representations of the body in ageist and classist society (Oral Presentation)
Jacqueline LOW, University New Brunswick, Canada

El envejecimiento desde la óptica demográfica: Podemos hablar de un cambio de paradigma? (Distributed Paper)
Carolina Alondra GUIDOTTI GONZALEZ, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil

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