Publications

Recent Publications of Network Members (2019-2021, chronological order)

Cabalquinto, E. & Ahlin, T. (2021) Care within or out of reach: Fantasies of care and connectivity in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. In: M. Lenore, N. Burke, A. Wahlberg (Eds.) Viral Loads: Coronavirus, Inequality and an Anthropology of the Future (pp. 344-361). London: UCL Press. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctv1j13zb3.24. Download free book PDF: https://www.uclpress.co.uk/products/176694

Mannheim, I., van Zaalen, Y., & Wouters, E.J.M. (2021). Ageism in Applying Digital Technology in Healthcare: Implications for Adoption and Actual Use. In: H. Hirvonen, M. Tammelin, R. Hänninen, E.J.M. Wouters Digital Transformations in Care for Older People – Critical Perspectives. Abingdon: Routledge

Poli, A., Kelfve, S., Berg, K., & Motel-Klingebiel, A. (2021) Old-Age Diversity is Underrepresented in Digital Health Research: Findings from the Evaluation of a Mobile Phone System for Post-Operative Progress Monitoring in Sweden. Ageing & Society, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X21001641 

Friemel, T. N., Frey, T., & Seifert, A. (2021). Multidimensional Digital Inequalities. Weizenbaum Journal of the Digital Society, 1(1), 1–24. https://doi.org/10.34669/WI.WJDS/1.1.3

van Hees, S., Greubel, C., Moors, E., & Peine, A. (2021). Valuation in health and ageing innovation practices. Ageing & Society, 1–19. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X21001483

Cozza, M., Bruzzone, S., & Crevani, L. (2021) Materialities of care for older people: caring together/apart in the political economy of caring apparatus. Health Sociology Review, 308-322. https://doi.org/10.1080/14461242.2021.1976067

Poli, A. (2021). A Divided Old Age through Research on Digital Technologies. Linköping University Electronic Press: Linköping. https://doi.org/10.3384/9789179290467

Seifert, A., & Vandelanotte, C. (2021). The use of wearables and health apps and the willingness to share self-collected data among older adults. Aging and Health Research, 1(3), 100032. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahr.2021.100032

Köttl, H., Gallistl, V., Rohner, R., & Ayalon, L. (2021). “But at the age of 85? Forget it!”: Internalized ageism, a barrier to technology use. Journal of Aging Studies59, 100971. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaging.2021.100971

Marston, H.R., Musselwhite, C.B.A. (2021). Improving Older People’s Lives Through Digital Technology and Practices. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, 7: 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1177/23337214211036255

Franke, A., Nass, E., Piereth, A. K., Zettl, A., & Heidl, C. (2021). Implementation of Assistive Technologies and Robotics in Long-Term Care Facilities: A Three-Stage Assessment Based on Acceptance, Ethics, and Emotions. Frontiers in Psychology12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.694297

Holgersson C., Östlund B. (2021). Invisible Workers: On Digitalisation in Home Care Work from a Gender and Technology Perspective. In: Keisu BI., Tafvelin S., Brodin H. (eds) Gendered Norms at Work. Aligning Perspectives on Health, Safety and Well-Being. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-77734-0_6

Obayashi, K., Kodate, N. & Masuyama, S. (2021) Assessing the Impact of an Original Soft Communicative Robot in a Nursing Home in Japan: Will Softness or Conversations Bring more Smiles to Older People? International Journal of Social Robotics, 7: 1–12 https://doi.org/10.1007/s12369-021-00815-4

Obayshi, K., Kodate, N., Kondo, H., Okamoto, Y., Ishii, Y., Nonoda, T. & Masuyama, S. (2021) The COVID-19 pandemic and organizational resilience as unanticipated outcome of introducing socially assistive robots in nursing homes. Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 21(8): 752–754. https://doi.org/10.1111/ggi.14222

Greubel, C., Moors, E.H.M., Peine, A. (2021) From Mattering to Mattering More: ‘Goods’ and ‘Bads’ in Ageing and Innovation Policy Discourses. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(14), 7596. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18147596

Loos, E., Peine, A., Fernandéz-Ardèvol, M. (2021) Older People as Early Adopters and Their Unexpected and Innovative Use of New Technologies: Deviating from Technology Companies’ Scripts. In: Gao Q., Zhou J. (Ed.) Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Technology Design and Acceptance. HCII 2021. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12786. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-78108-8_12

Fischer, B., Östlund, B., Dalmer, N.K., Rosales, A., Peine, A., Loos, E., Neven, L., Marshall, B. (2021) Co-Design as Learning: The Differences of Learning When Involving Older People in Digitalization in Four Countries. Societies, 11(2), 66. https://doi.org/10.3390/soc11020066

Wamala Andersson, S., Richardson, M., Cozza, M., Lindén, M., Redekop, K. (2021) Addressing evidence in health and welfare technology interventions from different perspectives, Health Policy and Technology, 10(2). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2021.100519

Poli, A., Kostakis, I., Barbabella, F. (2021) Receiving Care through Digital Health Technologies: Drivers and Implications of Old-Age Digital Health Exclusion. In: Walsh, K., Scharf, Th., Van Regenmortel, S., Wanka, A. (Eds.) Social Exclusion in Later Life – Interdisciplinary and Policy Perspectives. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-51406-8_13

Bischof, Andreas; Jäger, Svenja; Gruhl, Fanny; Freiermuth, Mira; Storz, Michael: MitmachX – Das Heft. Projektbericht. – Chemnitz : TU Chemnitz, 2021 https://monarch.qucosa.de/api/qucosa%3A73984/attachment/ATT-0/

Fischer, B., Östlund, B., & Peine, A. (2021). Design multiple: How different configurations of participation matter in design practice. Design Studies74,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.destud.2021.101016

Rosales, A., & Blanche-T, D. (2021). Explicit and Implicit Intergenerational Digital Literacy Dynamics: How Families Contribute to Overcome the Digital Divide of Grandmothers. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 1-19.

Gallistl, V., Seifert, A., & Kolland, F. (2021). COVID-19 as a “Digital Push?” Research Experiences From Long-Term Care and Recommendations for the Post-pandemic Era. Frontiers in Public Health, 9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2021.660064

Seifert, A., & Schlomann, A. (2021). The Use of Virtual and Augmented Reality by Older Adults: Potentials and Challenges. Frontiers in Virtual Reality2, 639718. https://doi.org/10.3389/frvir.2021.639718

Mannheim, I., Wouters, E. J., van Boekel, L. C., & van Zaalen, Y. (2021). Attitudes of Health Care Professionals Toward Older Adults’ Abilities to Use Digital Technology: Questionnaire Study. Journal of medical Internet research, 23(4), e26232. doi:10.2196/26232

Maibaum, Arne; Bischof, Andreas; Hergesell, Jannis; Lipp, Benjamin: A critique of robotics in health care. In: AI & SOCIETY. (online first) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00146-021-01206-z

Wright, J. (2021). Comparing public funding approaches to the development and commercialization of care robots in the European Union and Japan. Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research, 1-16. https://doi-org.proxy.library.uu.nl/10.1080/13511610.2021.1909460

Kodate N, Donnelly S, Suwa S et al. (2021).Home-care robots – Attitudes and perceptions among older people, carers and care professionals in Ireland: A questionnaire study. Health Soc. Care Community, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13327 

Keisu, B.-I., Tafvelin, S., Brodin, H. (Eds.) (2021). Gendered norms at work: new perspectives on work environment and health. Springer.

Wright, J. (2021). The Alexafication of Adult Social Care: Virtual Assistants and the Changing Role of Local Government in England. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 18(2), 812. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18020812 

Berridge, C., Demiris, G. & Kaye, J. (2021). Domain Experts on Dementia-Care Technologies: Mitigating Risk in Design and Implementation. Sci Eng Ethics 27, 14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11948-021-00286-w,

Cozza, M. (2021). Key Concepts in Science and Technology Studies. Studentlitteratur. Find more info here: https://www.studentlitteratur.se/kurslitteratur/organisation-och-ledarskap/organisation/key-concepts-in-science-and-technology-studies/

Ide H, Kodate N, Suwa S et al. February 2021 (In Press). Do care professionals in Japan really want robotics-aided care? A balancing act between individual perceptions and institutional choices. International Journal of Care and Caring.

Wright, J. (2020). Technology in social care: a review of the UK policy landscape. Sustainable Care Paper 2. Sheffield: University of Sheffield. https://bit.ly/3qCz8I0

Marston, H. R., Ivan, L., Fernández-Ardèvol, M., Rosales Climent, A., Gómez-León, M., Blanche-T, D., … & Gallistl, V. (2020). COVID-19: Technology, Social Connections, Loneliness, and Leisure Activities: An International Study Protocol. Frontiers in Sociology, 5, 89. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsoc.2020.574811

Kamin, S. T., Seifert, A., & Lang, F. R. (2020). Participation in activities mediates the effect of Internet use on cognitive functioning in old age. International Psychogeriatrics, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610220003634

Seifert, A., Batsis, J. A., & Smith, A. C. (2020). Telemedicine in Long-Term Care Facilities During and Beyond COVID-19: Challenges Caused by the Digital Divide. Frontiers in Public Health, 8, 601595. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2020.601595

Network member Clara Berridge is heavily cited in this article in the Verge about COVID contract tracing tech in nursing homes: Westman, N. (October 15, 2020). Senior Sensors: Digital contact tracing wasn’t up for debate in senior living facilities. The Verge. https://bit.ly/3lUNVtQ 

Berridge, C., Parsey, C.M., Ramirez, M., Freitag, C., Johnson, I.M., Allard, S.W. (October, 12, 2020). Caring for Washington’s older adults in the COVID-19 pandemic: Interviews with organization leaders about the state of social and healthcare services. https://bit.ly/3gswcZS

Marston, H; Ivan, L.; Fernández-Arèvol, M.; Climent Rosales, A.; Gómez-León, M.; Blanche, D.; Earle, S.; Ko, P.-C.; Colas, S.; Bilir, B.; Calikoglu, H., Arslan, H.; Konzia, R.; Kriebernegg, U.; Großschädl, F.; Reer, F.; Quandt, T.; Buttigieg, S.; Silva, P.; Gallistl, V. & Rohner, R. (2020). COVID-19: Technology, Social Connections, Loneliness & Leisure Activities: An International Study Protocol. Frontiers in Sociology: https://doi.org/10.3389/fsoc.2020.574811

Fischer, B., Peine, A. & Östlund, B. (2020). The Importance of User Involvement: A Systematic Review of Involving Older Users in Technology Design. The Gerontologist, 60(7), e513–e523.  https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnz163

Comunello, F., Rosales, A., Mulargia, S., Ieracitano, F., Belotti, F., & Fernández-Ardèvol, M. (2020). Youngsplaining’and moralistic judgements: exploring ageism through the lens of digital ‘media ideologies. Ageing & Society, 1-24. https://doi-org.proxy.library.uu.nl/10.1017/S0144686X20001312

Kania-Lundholm, M. (2020). The waves that sweep away: older ICT (non)-users’ experiences of digitalization, in: Kaun, A., Pentzold, C., Lohmeier, C., K (eds.), Making Time for Digital Lives: Beyond Chronotopia, Rowman&Littlefield.

Fernández-Ardèvol, M., Rosales, A., & Morey, F. (2020). Methods Matter: Assessment of the Characteristics of a Sample to Analyze Digital Practices and Social Connectedness in Later Life. In International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 58-68). Springer, Cham.

Seifert, A., Cotten, S. R., & Xie, B. (2020). A Double Burden of Exclusion? Digital and Social Exclusion of Older Adults in Times of COVID-19. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, gbaa098. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbaa098

Berridge, C. & Wetle, T.F. (2019). Why older adults and their children disagree about in-home surveillance technology, sensors, and tracking. The Gerontologist, 60(5), 926-934 https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnz068

Rosales, A., & Fernández-Ardèvol, M. (2020). Ageism in the era of digital platforms. Convergence, 26(5-6), 1074-1087. https://doi-org.proxy.library.uu.nl/10.1177%2F1354856520930905

Peine, A., & Neven, L. (2020). The Co-constitution of Ageing and Technology – A Model and Agenda. Ageing & Society, first view. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X20000641

Fernández-Ardèvol, M. (2020). Older People Go Mobile. The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication and Society, 187. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190864385.013.13

Greubel, C. (2020). Caring through Sound and Silence: Technology and the Sound of Everyday Life in Homes for the Elderly. Anthropology & Aging 41(1), 69-82. https://doi.org/10.5195/aa.2020.229

 

Reading List – Core Publications from the Field

Aceros, J.C., Pols, J. & Domènech, M. (2015). Where is grandma? Home telecare, good aging and the domestication of later life. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 93, 102-111.

Andrews, G.J., Evans, J. & Wiles, J.L. (2013). Re-spacing and re-placing gerontology: relationality and affect. Ageing and Society 33, 1339-1373.

Bergschöld, J. (2017). When making time becomes part of labour: Time, work, and technology in homecare. Discussion Paper.

Betty Friedan (1993). The Fountain of Age. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Bowlby, S. (2011). Friendship, co-presence and care: neglected spaces. Social & Cultural Geography, 12(6), 605-622.

Cozza, M., De Angeli, A. & Tonolli, L. (2017). Ubiquitous technologies for older people. Personal & Ubiquitous Computing 21, 607-619.

Endter, C. (2016). Skripting age – the negotiation of age and aging in ambient assisted living. In Domínguez-Rué, E. & Nierling, L (eds), Ageing and technology: perspectives from the social sciences (pp. 121-140). Bielefeld: transcript.

Essén, A. & Östlund, B. (2011). Laggards as innovators? Old users as designers of new services & service systems. International Journal of Design 5, 89-98.

Gibson, G., Dickinson, C., Brittain, K., & Robinson, L. (2019). Personalisation, customisation and bricolage: how people with dementia and their families make assistive technology work for them. Ageing and Society, 39(11), 2502-2519. doi:10.1017/s0144686x18000661

Höppner, G., & Urban, M. (2018). Where and how do aging processes take place in everyday life? Answers from a new materialist perspective. Frontiers in Sociology, 3, 7.  

Joyce, K., Williamson, J. & Mamo, L. (2007). Technology, Science and Ageism: An Examination of Three Patterns of Discrimination. Indian Journal of Gerontology 21, 110-127.

Joyce, K., & Mamo, L. (2006). Graying the cyborg: New Directions in Feminist Analyses of Aging, Science, and Technology. In T. Calasanti & K. F. Slevin (Eds.), Age Matters: Realigning Feminist Thinking (pp. 99-121). New York: Routledge.

Katz, S. (2000). Busy bodies: Activity, aging, and the management of everyday life. Journal of aging studies, 14(2), 135-152.

Katz, S. (1996). Disciplining Old Age. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.

Lassen, A.J. (2014). Billiards, Rhythms, Collectives – Billiards at a Danish Activity Centre as a Culturally Specific Form of Active Ageing. Ethnologia Europaea 44, 57-74.

López Gómez, D. (2015). Little arrangements that matter. Rethinking autonomy-enabling innovations for later life. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 93, 91-101.

Lupton, D. (2014). Apps as Artefacts: Towards a Critical Perspective on Mobile Health and Medical Apps. Societies 4, 606-622.

Marres, N. (2011). The costs of public involvement: everyday devices of carbon accounting and the materialization of participation. Economy and Society 40, 510-533.

Marshall, B. L. (2010). Science, medicine and virility surveillance: ‘sexy seniors’ in the pharmaceutical imagination. Sociology of Health & Illness, 32(2), 211-224. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9566.2009.01211.x

Moreira, T. (2016). De-standardising ageing? Shifting regimes of age measurement. Ageing and Society 36, 1407-1433

Moreira, T., & Palladino, P. (2009). Ageing between Gerontology and Biomedicine. BioSocieties, 4(4), 349-365. doi:10.1017/s1745855209990305

Mort, M., Roberts, C., Pols, J., Domenech, M., Moser, I., & EFORTT investigators, (2015). Ethical implications of home telecare for older people: a framework derived from a multisited participative study. Health Expectations, 18(3), 438-449.

Moser, I. (2011). Dementia and the Limits to Life: Anthropological Sensibilities, STS Interferences, and Possibilities for Action in Care. Science, Technology, & Human Values, 36(5), 704-722. doi:10.1177/0162243910396349.

Pasveer, B., Synnes, O., & Moser, I. (Eds.). (2020). Ways of Home Making in Care for Later Life. Singapore: Springer Singapore.

Peine, A., & Neven, L. (2019). From Intervention to Co-constitution: New Directions in Theorizing about Aging and Technology. The Gerontologist, 59(1), 15-21.

Peine, A., Faulkner, A., Jæger, B. & Moors, E. (2015). Science, technology and the ‘grand challenge’ of ageing—Understanding the socio-material constitution of later life. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 93, 1-9.

Pols, J. (2017). Good relations with technology: Empirical ethics and aesthetics in care. Nursing Philosophy 18(1), e12154.

Pols, J. (2012). Care at a Distance: On the Closeness of Technology. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Pols, J., & Willems, D. (2011). Innovation and evaluation: taming and unleashing telecare technology. Sociology of Health & Illness, 33(3), 484-498. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9566.2010.01293.x

Pols, J. & Moser, I. (2009). Cold technologies versus warm care? On affective and social relations with and through care technologies. ALTER – European Journal of Disability Research 3, 159-178.

Schillmeier, M. & Domenech, M. (2010). New technologies and emerging spaces of care. Ashgate Publishing, Farnham.

Sparrow, R. & Sparrow, L., 2006. In the hands of machines? The future of aged care. Minds & Machines 16, 141-161.

Thygesen, H., & Moser, I. (2016). Technology and Good Dementia Care: An Argument for an Ethics-in-Practice Approach. In M. Schillmeier & M. Domènech (Eds.), New Technologies and Emerging Spaces of Care (pp. 129-147). Farnham: Ashgate.

Urban, M. (2017). “This really takes it out of you!” Senses and sentiments in the practices of digital ageing. Digital Health 3.

Van Hees, S., Horstman, K., Jansen, M. & Ruwaard, D. (2017). Meanings of ‘lifecycle robust neighbourhoods’: constructing versus attaching to places. Ageing and Society forthcoming, 1-26.

Winance, M. (2010). Care and disability. Practices of experimenting, tinkering with, and arranging people and technical aids. In Mol, A., Moser, I., Pols, J. (Eds), Care in practice – on tinkering in clinics, homes and farms (pp. 93-117). transcript, Bielefeld.