Life-Course Influences on Old Age

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: Booth 40
RC11 Sociology of Aging (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Kathrin KOMP, University of Helsinki, Finland
The Life Course and Individual Time Styles of Elderly People in Cross-Cultural Perspective (Oral Presentation)
Stefanie GRAEFE, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany; Stephan LESSENICH, Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet, Germany; Anne MÜNCH, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany; David EKERDT, University of Kansas, USA

The Influence of World War II-Experiences on Today's Older Workers (Oral Presentation)
Kathrin KOMP, University of Helsinki, Finland

Exploring Age and Aging Via the Life Course Perspective: A Filipino Perspective (Oral Presentation)
Maria Cecilia SAN LUIS, University of the Philippines Baguio, Philippines

Health Insights Across the Life Course of Oglala Lakota Elders: From Wellness to Illness (Oral Presentation)
Mary Kate DENNIS, University of Kansas, USA

Pathways Of Aging: Old Women's Gendered Narratives and Cultural-Historical Locations (Distributed Paper)
Meiko MAKITA, Universitary of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Loss of a Spouse As a Poverty Risk (Distributed Paper)
Mervi TAKALA, Finnish Centre for Pensions, Finland

Lifecourses, Pensions and Poverty Among Elderly Women in Belgium: Interactions Between Family History, Work History and Pension Regulations (Distributed Paper)
Hans PEETERS, Centre for Sociological Research, Belgium; Wouter DE TAVERNIER, Researcher, Belgium

Active Aging in East and West Germany. Life-Course Influences in a Formerly Divided Country (Distributed Paper)
Silke VAN DYK, University of Jena, Germany

Social Relationships in Later Life: The Role of Childhood Circumstances (Distributed Paper)
Sarah GIBNEY, University College Dublin, Ireland; Mark MCGOVERN, PHD, Harvard University, USA

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