Swedish name: Social Work with Elderly
This syllabus is valid: 2016-08-29 and until further notice
Course code: 2SA062
Credit points: 15
Education level: Second cycle
Main Field of Study and progress level:
Social Work: Second cycle, in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
Grading scale: VG Pass with distinction, G Pass, U Fail
Responsible department: Department of Social Work
Revised by: Head of Department of Social Work, 2016-06-17
Moral norms in older swedish women´s drinking narratives. Enduring patterns and successivelty new features
Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 29(4): 371-396 : 2012 :
Mapping marketization: concepts and goals. In Gabrielle Meagher & Marta Szebehely (eds) Marketisation in Nordic eldercare: a research report on legislation, oversight, extent and consequences.
Anttonen Anneli, Meagher Gabrielle
Stockholm: Department of social work Stockholm university : 2013 :
Marketisation in Nordic eldercare: a research report on legislation, oversight, extent and consequences.
I hope he dies before me. Unravelling debates about aging with intellectual disability.
In N. Watson, A. Roulstone, & C. Thomas, (Eds), Routledge Companion to Disability Studies (pp. 426-439) London: Routledge. (available by the department) : 2012 :
Sufficient competence in community elderly care? Results from a competence measurement of nursing staff
Bing-Jonsson P.C, Hofoss D, Kirkevold M, Torunn B.I, Foss C
BMC Geriatrics, vol. 15(5) DOI: 10.1186/s12912-016-0124-z : 2016 :
Bornat, Joanna, Dimmock, Brian, Jones, David & Peace, Shelia (1999)
Stepfamilies and older people: evaluating the implications of family change for an aging population. Aging and Society, vol. 19, no. 2:239-261.
The Health and Social Service Needs of Gay and Lesbian Elders and Their Families in Canada. The Gerontologist, vol. 43, no. 2:192-202
Brotman Shari, Ryan Bill, Cormier Robert
Globalization, Women´s Migration, and the long-Term-Care Workforce. The Gerontologist, vol. 48, no. 1:16-24
Browne Colette V, Braun Kathryn L
Medicalization and Social Control
Annual Review of Sociology Vol 18:209-232 : 1992 :
Annual Review of Sociology Vol 18
Food and eating as social practice understanding eating patterns as social phenomena and implications for public health
Delormier Treena, Frohlich Ketherine L, Potvin Louise
Sociology of Health & Illness Volume 31, Issue 2, pages 215228, March 2009 :
Marketising trends i Swedish eldercare: competition, choicce and calls for stricter regulation.
Erlandsson Sara, Storm Palle, Strantz Anneli, Marta Szebehely, Trydegård Gun-Britt
Stockholm: Department of social work, Stockholm University : 2013 :
Care managers experiences of cross-cultural needs assessment meetings: the case of late-in-life immigrants
Forssell E, Torres S, Olaison A
Ageing and Society, 35(3): 576-601. : 2015 :
Viagra: Medical Technology Construction Aging Masculinity
Gross Gregory, Blundo Robert
Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare Vol. XXXII, No 1:85-97 : 2005 :
The vulnerable life course: poverty and social assistance among middle-aged and older women. Ageing and Society, vol. 22:709-728
Gender and the Division of Houshold Labor in Older Couples: A European Perspective. Journal of Family Issues, vol. 28, no 3:399-421.
Hank Karsten, Jürges Hendrik
Seeking exemptions from nursing home routines: Residents everyday influence attempts and institutional order
Journal of aging studies, vol 24:292-301 :
Universal old-age pension in an aging China: Can China learn from Sweden?
Johansson S, Cheng S
International Social Work. 1-16. : 2014 :
The natural, the normal and the normative: Contested terrains in ageing and old age.
Jones I.R, Higgs P.F
Social Sciene & Medicine. 71, 1513-1519. : 2010 :
The exclusion of older people in disability activism and policies A case of inadvertent ageism?
Jönsson H, Taghizadeh Larsson S
Journal of Ageing Studies, 23: 69-77. : 20009 :
Loss and Grieving: Selves between Autonomy and Dependence.
PhanEx Vol 7 (2): 1-27 : 2012 :
Framing of Intimate Care in Home Care Services
Kalman Hildur, Andersson Katarina
European Journal of Social Work (ISSN 1369-1457) (EISSN 1468-2664) :
Busy Bodies: Activity, Aging, and the Management of Everyday Life. Journal of Aging Studies, vol. 14, no. 2:135-152.
Critical perspectives on successful aging: does it appeal more than it illuminates?
Katz S, Calasanti T
The Gerontologist, 55(1): 26-33. : 2015 :
Karner Tracy X
Professional Caring: Homecare Workers as Fictive Kin. Journal of Aging Studies, vol. 12, no 1:69-82.
Widowhood and the end of spousal care-giving:relief of wear and tear. Ageing and Society, vol. 28, 551-570.
Keene Jennifer Reid, Prokos Anastasia H
How the perspectives of nursing assistants and frail elderly residents on their daily interaction in nursing homes affect their interaction: a qualitative study.
Lung C.C, Liu J.Y.W
BMC Geriatrics, vol. 16 (13): 1-14. DOI: 10.1186/s12877-016-0186-5 : 2016 :
Mallett, Shelley (2004)
Understanding home: a critical review of the literature. The Sociological Review, vol. 52, no. 1:62-89
The Human Rights of Older Persons: A Growing Challenge.
Human Rights Law Review, 11(1): 37-66. : 2011 :
Residents experiences of interpersonal factors in nursing home care: A qualitative study.
Nakrem S, Vinsnes A.G, Seim A
International Journal of Nursing Studies. 48, 1357-1366 doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2011.05.012 : 2009 :
Alcohol use disorders in elderly people redefining an age old problem in old age.
O´Connell H, Chin Av, Cunningham C, Lawlor B
British Medical Journal. 327(7416): 664-667. : 2003 :
Olaison, Anna & Cedersund Elisabet (2006)
Assessment for home care: Negotiating solutions for individual needs. Journal of Aging Studies, vol. 20:367-380.
Rubinstein, Robert, L (1989)
The Home Environments of Older People: a Description of the Psychosocial Processes Linking Person to Place. The journals of gerontology, vol. 44, no. 2:545-553.
Salander, Pär & Agneta Spetz (2002)
How do patients and spouses deal with the serious facts of malignant glioma. Palliative Medicine, vol. 16:305-313.
Violence in institutional care for elderly people from the perspective of involved care providers.
Sandvide Å, Åström S, Norberg A, Saveman B-I
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Science, vol. 18 (4): 351-357. : 2004 :
Elder Abuse in Residential Settings in Sweden.
Saveman B-I, Åström S, Bucht G, Norberg A
Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, vol. 10 (1-2): 43-60. : 1999 :
Siebert, Darcy C, Mutran, Elisabeth J & Reitzes, Donald (1999)
Friendship and Social Support: The Importance of Role Identity to Aging Adults. Social Work, vol. 44, no. 6:522-533.
A Pilot study of birthday cards as vignettes: Methodological reflections on the elusive everyday ageism.
Snellman F, Johansson S, Kalman H
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2(7): 21-33. : 2012 :
Home care for older people in Sweden: a universal model in transition.
Szebehely M, Trydegård G-B
Health and Social Care in the Community, 20(3): 300-309. : 2012 :
Torres, Sandra (2006)
Elderly Immigrants in Sweden: ”Otherness” Under Construction. Journal of Ethnic Migration Studies, vol. 32, no. 8:1341-1358.
The 'Other' in end-of-life care: care providers on patients with migrant backgrounds.
Torres S, Ågård P, Milberg A
Journal of Intercultural Studies, vol. 37, no.2, p. 103-117. DOI: 10.1080/07256868.2016.1141756 : 2016 :
Twigg, Julia (2000)
Carework as a form of bodywork. Ageing & Society, vol. 20:389-411.
The body as existential midpoint - the aging and dying body of nursing home residents. Journal of Aging Studies, 24, 2, 96-110
Zink, Therese C, Jacobson, Jeff jr., Pabst, Saundra Regan, Fisher, Bonnie S (2006)
A Lifetime of Intimate Partner Violence: Coping Strategies of Older Women. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, vol. 21, no. 5:634-651.