Martina Brandt is a professor at the Institute of Sociology, Technische Universität Dortmund. Christian Deindl is currently at the Goethe university (Sociology) in Frankfurt, but also has a position at the univerisity of Cologne (Sociology and Social Psychology).
Their main research interests are ageing and life course in different welfare state contexts.
They visited NOVA and NorLAG in connection with the project Agepaths: Active ageing – pathways and outcomes (2014-2018).
Brandt, M., Deindl, C., Hank, K. (2012). Tracing the origins of successful aging: The role of childhood conditions and social inequality in later life health. Social Science & Medicine, 74, 1418–1425.
Deindl, C. (2013). The influence of living conditions in early life on life satisfaction in old age. Advances in Life Course Research, 18, 107-114.
Deindl, C. & Brandt, M. (2015). Social exclusion and support between generations. In Börsch-Supan, A. et al. (Eds.) Ageing in Europe – Supporting Policies for an Inclusive Society, De Gruyter, Berlin, p. 161-168.
Deindl, C., Brandt, M. & Hank, K. (2016). Social networks, social cohesion, and later life health. Social Indicators Research, 126, 1175-1187.