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Troubling loss? Children’s experiences of major disruptions in family life

Lynn Jamieson and Gill Highet

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draws on interview data with children and young people aged between 10 and 14 years, who have lived through contrasting forms of family household change, to explore what influences their ... More


Children and family transitions: contact and togetherness

Hayley Davies

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter uses interview data from children aged 8-10 years who had experienced parental separation and/or divorce (and sometimes multiple family transitions) to discuss their accounts of contact ... More


Grandparental agency after adult children's divorce

Virpi Timonen and Martha Doyle

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/9781847429681.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on grandparenting in families where members of the middle generation have divorced or separated. Grandparents’ roles in divorced and separated families range from intensive ... More


Grandfathering: the construction of new identities and masculinities

Anna Tarrant

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/9781847429681.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores contemporary experiences of grandfathering in Britain and includes the stories of men whose families have been affected and restructured by divorce, either their own, or the ... More


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