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Dr Hannah Swift

Eastern ARC Research Fellow and Co-ordinator
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Dr Hannah Swift

 

Selected publications

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Article
Swift, H., Abrams, D., Lamont, R., & Drury, L. (2017). The Risks of Ageism Model: How Ageism and Negative Attitudes toward Age Can Be a Barrier to Active Aging. Social Issues And Policy Review, 11, 195-231. doi:10.1111/sipr.12031
Bratt, C., Abrams, D., Swift, H., Vauclair, C., & Marques, S. (2017). Perceived Age Discrimination Across Age in Europe: From an Ageing Society to a Society for All Ages. Developmental Psychology. doi:10.1037/dev0000398
Drury, L., Abrams, D., Swift, H., Lamont, R., & Gerocova, K. (2016). Can Caring Create Prejudice? An Investigation of Positive and Negative Intergenerational Contact in Care Settings and the Generalisation of Blatant and Subtle Age Prejudice to Other Older People. Journal Of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 27, 65-82. doi:10.1002/casp.2294
Abrams, D., Swift, H., & Drury, L. (2016). Old and Unemployable? How Age-Based Stereotypes Affect Willingness to Hire Job Candidates. Journal Of Social Issues, 72, 105-121. doi:10.1111/josi.12158
Vauclair, C., Lima, M., Abrams, D., Swift, H., & Bratt, C. (2016). What Do Older People Think That Others Think of Them, and Does It Matter? The Role of Meta-Perceptions and Social Norms in the Prediction of Perceived Age Discrimination. Psychology And Aging, 31, 699-710. doi:10.1037/pag0000125
Lamont, R., Swift, H., & Abrams, D. (2015). A Review and Meta-Analysis of Age-Based Stereotype Threat: Negative Stereotypes, Not Facts, Do the Damage. Psychology And Aging, 1-14. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0038586
Marques, S., Lima, M., Abrams, D., & Swift, H. (2014). Will to live in older people's medical decisions: immediate and delayed effects of aging stereotypes. Journal Of Applied Psychology, 44, 399-408. doi:10.1111/jasp.12231
Vauclair, C., Marques, S., Lima, M., Bratt, C., Swift, H., & Abrams, D. (2014). Subjective Social Status of Older People Across Countries: The Role of Modernization and Employment. The Journals Of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences And Social Sciences, 70, 650-660. Retrieved from http://psychsocgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/content/70/4/650
Vauclair, C., Marques, S., Lima, M., Abrams, D., Swift, H., & Bratt, C. (2014). Perceived Age Discrimination as a Mediator of the Association Between Income Inequality and Older People's Self-Rated Health in the European Region. The Journals Of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences And Social Sciences, 70, 901-912. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbu066
Marques, S., Swift, H., Vauclair, C., Lima, M., Bratt, C., & Abrams, D. (2014). Being old and ill' across different countries: Social status, age identification and older people's subjective health. Psychology & Health, 30, 699-714. doi:10.1080/08870446.2014.938742
Hopthrow, T., Randsley de Moura, G., Meleady, R., Abrams, D., & Swift, H. (2014). Drinking in social groups. Does 'groupdrink' provide safety in numbers when deciding about risk? Addiction, 109, 913-921. doi:10.1111/add.12496
Swift, H., Lamont, R., & Abrams, D. (2012). Are they half as strong as they used to be? An experiment testing whether age-related social comparisons impair older people's hand grip strength and persistence. British Medical Journal, 2, 1-6. doi:doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001064
Swift, H., Abrams, D., & Marques, S. (2012). Threat or boost: Social comparison affects older people's performance differently depending on task domain. Journals Of Gerontology, Series B, 68, 23-30. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbs044
Book section
Marques, S., Swift, H., Vauclair, C., Abrams, D., Bratt, C., & Lima, M. (2017). Social Psychology & Gerontology: integrating theory to explain and intervene in age discrimination towards older people in Europe. In Cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary perspectives in social gerontology (pp. 45-66). Singapore: Springer Nature. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-1654-7
Vauclair, C., Marques, S., Lima, M., Abrams, D., Swift, H., & Bratt, C. (2016). How Does Income Inequality Get Under the Skin? The Mediating Role of Perceived Age Discrimination in the Inequality- Health Nexus for Older and Younger People. In Unity, diversity and culture: Research and Scholarship Selected from the 22nd Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology. Melbourne, Florida USA: International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.
Monograph
Drury, L., Abrams, D., & Swift, H. (2017). Making Intergenerational Connections: An Evidence Review. Age UK, London, Kent, UK. Retrieved from http://www.ageuk.org.uk/professional-resources-home/research/communities/making-intergenerational-connections-june-2017/
Swift, H., Abrams, D., Drury, L., & Lamont, R. (2016). The perception of ageing and age discrimination. British Medical Association, Kent, UK. Retrieved from https://www.bma.org.uk/-/media/files/pdfs/collective%20voice/policy%20research/public%20and%20population%20health/age-discrimination-and-the-perception-of-ageing.pdf
Abrams, D., Swift, H., Lamont, R., & Drury, L. (2015). The barriers to and enablers of positive attitudes to ageing and older people, at the societal and individual level. Government Office for Science, Kent, UK. Retrieved from https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/future-of-ageing-attitudes-to-ageing
Goodman, A., Adams, A., & Swift, H. (2015). Hidden Citizens: How can we identify loneliness in our communities?. The Campaign to End Loneliness, Kent, UK. Retrieved from http://www.campaigntoendloneliness.org/hidden-citizens/
Abrams, D., Russell, P., Vauclair, M., & Swift, H. (2011). Ageism in Europe: Findings from the European Social Survey. AgeUK. Retrieved from http://www.ageuk.org.uk/documents/en-gb/id10704%20ageism%20across%20europe%20report%20interactive.pdf?dtrk=true
Abrams, D., Russell, P., Vauclair, M., & Swift, H. (2011). A snapshot of Ageism in the UK and across Europe. AgeUK. Retrieved from http://www.ageuk.org.uk/documents/en-gb/for-professionals/research/snapshot_of_ageism_in_europe.pdf?dtrk=true
Abrams, D., Vauclair, M., & Swift, H. (2011). Predictors of attitudes to age across Europe. Department of Work and Pensions, UK. Retrieved from http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2011-2012/rrep735.pdf
Abrams, D., Russell, P., Vauclair, M., & Swift, H. (2011). Grey Matters – A Survey of Ageism across Europe: EU Briefing and Policy Recommendations. AgeUK. Retrieved from http://www.ageuk.org.uk/Documents/EN-GB/For-professionals/ageism_across_europe_report.pdf?dtrk=true
Abrams, D., Eilola, T., & Swift, H. (2009). Attitudes to age in Britain 2004-08. Department for Work and Pensions. Retrieved from http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/report_abstracts/rr_abstracts/rra_599.asp
Conference or workshop item
Swift, H., & Abrams, D. (2011). Threat or boost? Social comparison affects older people's performance differently. In European Association of Social Psychology General Meeting. Stockholm.
Abrams, D., & Swift, H. (2009). Age prejudice and its consequences (and why cohesion helps). In University of Kent and Kent County Council Roundtable on Intergenerational Cohesion. Kent Brussels Office.
Research report (external)
Swift, H., Mahmood, L., & Abrams, D. (2016). Prejudice and unlawful behaviour: Exploring levers for change. Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Abrams, D., Eilola, T., & Swift, H. (2009). Appendices to DWP research report no 599. Department for Work and Pensions, October. (216pp). . Department for work and pensions. Retrieved from http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2009-2010/rrep599_appendices.pdf
Total publications in KAR: 28 [See all in KAR]

 

 

 

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