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Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Sara Arber and Virpi Timonen (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Grandparenting in the 21st century is at the heart of profound family and societal changes. It is of increasing social and economic significance yet many dimensions of grandparenting are still poorly ... More


Understanding adolescent grandchildren's influence on their grandparents

Alice Delerue Matos and Rita Borges Neves

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Grandparents have long been studied as agents of socialization and the mutually of the grandparent-grandchild influence has been overlooked. This chapter focuses the forgotten socialization agent of ... More


Grandmothers juggling work and grandchildren in the United States

Madonna Harrington Meyer

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Increasingly US grandmothers are employed and simultaneously helping to care for their grandchildren. Based on in-depth interviews with 40 working grandmothers who provide grandchild care, this study ... More


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