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The composition of grandparent childcare: gendered patterns in cross-national perspective

Lyn Craig, Myra Hamilton, and Judith E. Brown

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Grandparents are important providers of childcare while their adult children participate in work and other activities. The literature suggests that grandmothers are more likely than grandfathers to ... 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


Transformation, 2000–2012

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

I return to teaching at the GSB and begin a job as director of the joint MA degree in degree in education and business. I change the title of my business school class from Women and Work to Work and ... More


Transformations in the role of grandparents across welfare states

Katharina Herlofson and Gunhild O. Hagestad

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/9781847429681.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Most earlier work on contemporary grandparenthood has taken a micro-perspective, discussing variations of grandparent roles across different family contexts. The authors of this chapter move to a ... More


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