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British Academy Fellows

Record for: ARBER, Professor Sara

Post: Professor of Sociology, University of Surrey; Co-Director, Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender (CRAG)

Specialisms: Gender and ageing, including care-giving, older men, pensions; health inequalities, including women's health, social capital, cross-national comparisons; sociology of sleep, research on women, couples and ageing

Appointments:
Professor of Sociology, University of Surrey; Co-Director, Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender (CRAG) University of Surrey (1994-)
Head, Department of Sociology University of Surrey (1996-2002)
President British Sociological Association (1999-2001)
Head, School of Humanities University of Surrey (2001-2004)

Principal publications:
S Arber and V Timonen (eds) Contemporary Grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts, 2012
S. Arber and C. Attias-Donfut (eds) The Myth of Generational Conflict: Family and State in Ageing Societies, 2000
S Arber and J Ginn (eds) Connecting Gender and Ageing: A Sociological Approach, 1995
S Arber and J Ginn Gender and Later Life: A Sociological Analysis of Resources and Constraints, 1991

Elected to the Fellowship: 2008 § S4

Website:

http://www.soc.surrey.ac.uk/staff/sarber