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Dr E Schroeder-Butterfill

Lecturer in Gerontology, Centre for Research on Ageing, School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton


BA, MSc, DPhil (Oxon)
Lecturer in Gerontology, Centre for Research on Ageing, School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton
Formerly: British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at St Antony’s College and the Institute of Human Sciences, University of Oxford
Areas: Ageing, lifecourse and social networks in developing and transitional societies. This includes intergenerational family support; vulnerability in old age; and the role of childlessness, divorce, migration; social stratification in shaping access to support in later life and kin and community network responses to lifecourse transitions in later life
Regions: Indonesia; Romania
Publications: Ageing without Children: Asian and European Perspectives (Oxford, Berghahn Books, 2004, co-edited with Philip Kreager). 'A framework for understanding old-age vulnerabilities' (2006, Ageing and Society). 'Actual and de facto childlessness in old age: Evidence and implications from East Java, Indonesia (2005, Population Development Review). 'Inter-generational family support provided by older people in Indonesia' (2004, Ageing and Society). 'Indonesia against the trend? Ageing and inter-generational wealth flows in two Indonesian communities' (2008, Demographic Research). 'Old-age vulnerability in a matrilineal society: The case of the Minangkabau of Sumatra, Indonesia' (in The Cultural Context of Aging: Worldwide Perspectives, Greenwood Press, 2009). 'The impact of kinship networks on old-age vulnerability in Indonesia' (2006, Annales de Démographie Historique ). 'Gaps in the family networks of older people in three Indonesian communities' (2007, Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology)

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