Publikationer

Vetenskapliga publikationer

Bildtgård, T. & Öberg, P. (in press) Intimacy and Ageing: New Relationships in Later Life. Bristol: Policy press.

To begin new relationships in later life is increasingly common in large parts of the Western world. This timely book addresses the gap in knowledge about late life repartnering and provides a comprehensive map of the changing landscape of late life intimacy. Part of the Ageing in a Global Context series, the book examines the changing structural conditions of intimacy and ageing in late modernity. How do longer lives, changing norms and new technologies affect older people’s relationship careers, their attitudes to repartnering and in the formation of new relationships? Which forms do these new unions take? What does a new intimate relationship offer older men and women and what are the consequences for social integration? What is the role and meaning of sex? By introducing a gains-perspective the book challenges stereotypes of old age as a period of loss and decline. It also challenges the image of older people as conservative, and instead presents them as an avant-garde that often experiment with new ways of being together.

Konferenspapers

2017:

Paper (accepted): Union form in late life intimate relationships – The APC question. IAGG’s 21st World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco, USA.

Paper (accepted): The changing landscape of late life intimacy in modern Sweden – A national portrait. IAGG’s 21st World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco, USA.

2016:

Invited paper: The paradox of time. International Conference, Ageing as Future: Changing Time and Age Structures in Modern Societies conference in Nürnberg, Germany.

Paper: Initiation and development of new intimate relationships in later life. Gerontological Society of America’s 69th Annual Congress, New Orleans, USA

Paper: Gendered ideals vs realities for partner-age in unions in later life. Gerontological Society of America’s 69th Annual Congress, New Orleans, USA

2015:

Paper: Changing union forms among older people in late modern Sweden. Aging Families, Changing Families: An International Conference. Syracuse/New York, USA

Paper: Gendered ideals vs realities for partner-age in unions in later life. Aging Families, Changing Families: An International Conference. Syracuse/New York, USA

Paper: Union form in late life intimate relationships – A question of age, period or cohort? Aging Families, Changing Families: An International Conference. Syracuse/New York, USA

2014:

Poster: Diversity of intimacy forms and their importance for well-being in later life. Gerontological Society of America’s 67th Annual Congress, Washington, DC, USA

Poster: Changing sexual practices in intimate relationships in later life – a life course perspective. Gerontological Society of America’s 67th Annual Congress, Washington, DC, USA

Paper: Consequences of new intimate relationships for linked lives and autonomy in later life. Gerontological Society of America’s 67th Annual Congress, Washington, DC, USA

Poster: The importance of intimate relationships for well-being in later life. 22nd Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Göteborg

Paper: Sexual activity and norms among older Swedes – a life course perspective. 22nd Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Göteborg

Paper: New forms of intimacy in later life in a culture of divorce. 8th International Conference on Cultural Gerontology, Galway, Ireland

Paper: Changing sexual practices in new intimate relationships in later life – a life course perspective. 8th International Conference on Cultural Gerontology, Galway, Ireland

Paper: The impact of new intimate relationships in later life on inter-generational exchanges. 8th International Conference on Cultural Gerontology, Galway, Ireland

2013:

Poster: New sexual relationships in later life: The case of late modern Sweden. Gerontological Society of America’s 66th Annual Congress, New Orleans, USA

Paper: New Intimate Relationships and Informal Care Obligations in Later Life. Gerontological Society of America’s 66th Annual Scientific Congress, New Orleans, USA

Poster: The Impact of New Intimate Relationships in Later Life on Life Satisfaction – A Swedish study. Gerontological Society of America’s 66th Annual Scientific Congress, New Orleans, USA

Paper: Time as a structuring condition for new intimate relationships in later life - A qualitative study of elderly Swedes. IAGG’s 20th World Congress in Gerontology and Geriatrics, Seoul, South-Korea

Paper: Attitudes, experiences and expectations on new intimate relationships in later life. IAGG’s 20th World Congress in Gerontology and Geriatrics, Seoul, South-Korea

2012:

Paper: Diversity and Ageing – the meaning of new intimate relationships in later life. 21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Copenhagen, Denmark

Paper: The impact of new intimate relationships in later life on social and filial relationships. 21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Copenhagen, Denmark

Paper: Time as a structuring condition behind new intimate relationships in later life. 2nd International Sociological Association’s Forum of Sociology, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Paper: New intimate relationships in later life: Consequences for social and filial relationships. 2nd International Sociological Association’s Forum of Sociology, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Paper: Diversity and Ageing – the meaning of new intimate relationships in later life. 2nd International Sociological Association’s Forum of Sociology, Buenos Aires, Argentina



Publicerad av: Zara Lindahl Sidansvarig: Annika Strömberg Sidan uppdaterades: 2017-02-13
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