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Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Family Rhythms is a comprehensive, user-friendly text that opens a new window on family change in Ireland. The authors draw on major new qualitative longitudinal datasets to develop a rich account of ... More


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


Excluded grandparents

Neil Ferguson, Gillian Douglas, Nigel Lowe, Mervyn Murch, and Margaret Robinson

in Grandparenting in divorced families

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344984
eISBN:
9781447302452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the minority of cases in our study in which the grandchild-grandparent relationship is seriously disrupted after parental divorce. It notes that such cases can be seen as lying ... More


The wellbeing of grandparents caring for grandchildren in China and the United States

Lindsey Baker and Merril Silverstein

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/9781847429681.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The intensity and style of care for grandchildren, as well as the precipitating conditions of grandparental involvement vary substantially across countries and regions of the world. Grandparents in ... More


Grandparenting in the context of care for grandchildren by foreign domestic workers

Shirley Hsiao-li Sun

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/9781847429681.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Interview data collected on the topic of ‘the best caregiver for children up to three years of age’ in Singapore lends substantial support to the intergenerational solidarity perspective. At the same ... More


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