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Marja Aartsen

Marja Aartsen

About

Marja Aartsen is research professor, working at the department for Aging and Housing studies. She has a background in Sociology and received her PhD degree at the VU University Amsterdam. Her academic interest is on social gerontology. Marja’a research concentrates on social exclusion, social inequalities and developments in social functioning in the second half of life. She is interested in the statistical modelling of longitudinal associations between social functioning and other domains of functioning such as cognitive and mental functioning and physical health. Marja is co-leader for two international research projects focusing on social exclusion in late life: GENPATH and AMASE (which is a Romanian-Norwegian collaboration). She is also member of the research team responsible for the Norwegian Life-course, Ageing and Generations study in Norway (NorLAG) and editor of the European Journal of Ageing.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Sociology

Subject areas

Aging   Social inequalities   Life-evolvement   Methodology   Social network   Social exclusion

Research projects

Scientific publications

Waldegrave, Charles; Aartsen, Marja; Lowenstein, Ariela; Sepannen, Marjaana; Niemi, M; Melchiorre, G; Lamura, Giovanni (2021). Conflicting relations, abuse and discrimination experienced by older adults. Walsh, Kieran; Scharf, Thomas; Van Regenmortel, Sofie; Wanka, Anna (Ed.). Social exclusion in later life. Interdisciplinary and policy perspectives. Chapter 9. p. 119-132. Springer.

Morgan, Deborah; Dahlberg, Lena; Waldegrave, Charles; Mikulionienė, Sarmitė; Rapoliene, Grazina; Lamura, Giovanni; Aartsen, Marja (2021). Revisiting loneliness: Individual and country-level changes. Walsh, Kieran; Scharf, Thomas; Van Regenmortel, Sofie; Wanka, Anna (Ed.). Social exclusion in later life. Interdisciplinary and policy perspectives. Chapter 8. p. 99-117. Springer.

Burholt, Vanessa; Aartsen, Marja (2021). Introduction: Framing exclusion from social relations. Walsh, Kieran; Scharf, Thomas; Van Regenmortel, Sofie; Wanka, Anna (Ed.). Social exclusion in later life. Interdisciplinary and policy perspectives. Chapter 6. p. 77-82. Springer.

Veenstra, Marijke; Herlofson, Katharina; Aartsen, Marja; Hansen, Thomas; Hellevik, Tale; Henriksen, Gry; Løset, Gøril Kvamme; Vangen, Hanna (2021). Cohort Profile: The Norwegian Life Course, Ageing and Generation Study (NorLAG). International Journal of Epidemiology .

Sieber, Stefan; Cheval, Boris; Orsholits, Dan; Van der Linden, Bernadette; Guessous, Idris; Gabriel, Rainer; Kliegel, Matthias; von Arx, Martina; Kelly-Irving, Michelle; Aartsen, Marja; Boisgontier, Matthieu; Courvoisier, Delphine S.; Burton-Jeangros, Claudine; Cullati, Stéphane (2020). Do welfare regimes moderate cumulative dis/advantages over the life course? Cross-National evidence from longitudinal SHARE Data. The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences .

Veenstra, Marijke; Daatland, Svein Olav; Aartsen, Marja (2020). The role of subjective age in sustaining wellbeing and health in the second half of life. 21 p. Ageing & Society .

Kliegel, Matthias; Iwarsson, Susanne; Wahrendorf, Morten; Minicuci, Nadia; Aartsen, Marja (2020). The European Journal of Ageing at the beginning of the Decade of Healthy Ageing. European Journal of Ageing .

Aartsen, Marja; Hansen, Thomas (2020). Social Participation in the Second Half of Life. Rattan, Suresh (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Biomedical Gerontology. Chapter. p. 247-255. Academic Press.

Van der Linden, Bernadette; Sieber, Stefan; Cheval, Boris; Orsholits, Dan; Guessous, Idris; Gabriel, Rainer; von Arx, Martina; Kelly-Irving, Michelle; Aartsen, Marja; Blane, David; Boisgontier, Matthieu; Oris, Michel; Kliegel, Matthias; Cullati, Stéphane (2019). Life-Course Circumstances and Frailty in Old Age Within Different European Welfare Regimes: A Longitudinal Study With SHARE. The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences .

Bouwman, Tamara; van Tilburg, Theo; Aartsen, Marja (2019). Attrition in an Online Loneliness Intervention for Adults Aged 50 Years and Older: Survival Analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research . Vol. 2.





These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete