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Poetry

Carol Bonomo Albright and Joanna Clapps Herman

in Wild Dreams: The Best of Italian Americana

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229109
eISBN:
9780823241057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229109.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This 1993 poem by John Addiego is about Luisa and Buffalo Bill, written in memory of his grandparents.


Older People in Law and Society

Jonathan Herring

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book examines the legal rights and responsibilities of older people. Although the focus is particularly on the legal issues surrounding old age it draws extensively on the gerentological, ... More


Shared Parenting

Joanne Bailey

in Parenting in England 1760-1830: Emotion, Identity, and Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199565191
eISBN:
9780191740664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565191.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Family History

This chapter shows that caring for children in all social ranks extended beyond mothers and fathers to resident and non‐resident family, and unrelated members of the ‘household‐family’. This ... More


Grandparenting in divorced families

Neil Ferguson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344984
eISBN:
9781447302452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book is the first in-depth exploration of grandparents' relationships with adult children and grandchildren in divorced families. It asks what part grandparents might play in public policy and ... More


Grandparenting Practices around the World

Virpi Timonen (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book is a sequel to Contemporary grandparenting, published in 2012 (Arber and Timonen, 2012). Both macro and micro level issues are covered, with a particular focus on gender, welfare states, ... More


Grandparenthood

Jonathan Herring

in Older People in Law and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the position of grandparents in the law. An increasing amount of child care is undertaken by grandparents. Sociological data discussing the role grandparents play are examined. ... More


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


Recruitment to the Household: (1) Birth and Adoption 1

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses recruitment to the Pandit household via birth and adoption. It covers the physical, supernatural, and cultural factors in childbirth; attitude toward sons and daughters; ... 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


Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Who Are They?

Nancy P. Kropf and Eunkyung Yoon

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0029
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter addresses the phenomenon of grandparent caregiving. Fully 2.4 million grandparents in the United States have primary responsibility for taking care of their grandchildren, and 6 million ... More


Policy to Protect the Rights of Older Adults

Joan Davitt

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0086
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on select policies that protect the rights of older adults in relation to many of the above objectives. It begins by discussing those policies that prohibit employment ... 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


Grandparenting

Pat Chambers, Graham Allan, Chris Phillipson, and Mo Ray

in Family practices in later life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420534
eISBN:
9781447302346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420534.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter deals with the ways in which older people exercise their grandparenting. It focuses on the character of relationships that grandmothers and grandfathers sustain with their grandchildren ... More


Family, Law, and Community: Supporting the Covenant

Margaret F. Brinig

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074993
eISBN:
9780226075020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075020.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In the wake of vast social and economic changes, the nuclear family has lost its dominance, both as an ideal and in practice. Some welcome this shift, while others see civilization itself in ... More


Naming and the Family

Scott Smith-Bannister

in Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the relationship between naming and the family in England between 1538 and 1700. It is based on family reconstitution data ... More


Activities with 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/9781861344984.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on grandchildren who have regular face-to-face contact with grandparents and the importance they and their grandparents attach to the grandparent-grandchild relationship. It ... More


Conclusions: grandparents and family policy

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/9781861344984.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter notes that this study discovered grandparents, parents, and children often viewed grandparenting from very different perspectives. It observes that the role is extraordinarily diverse ... More


Introduction: widening the lens on grandparenting

Virpi Timonen

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/9781447340645.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

It is important that patterns of contact and transfers of time and material resources between family generations continue to receive attention, yet it is also essential to broaden the enquiry to ... More


Grandparental childcare: a reconceptualisation of family policy regimes

Debora Price, Eloi Ribe, Giorgio Di Gessa, and Karen Glaser

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/9781447340645.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this chapter we argue that to understand the ways that policy, structure and culture all shape how grandmothers help to care for children, we need to re-think our approach to these issues. We need ... More


Transnational grandmother–grandchild relationships in the context of migration from Lithuania to Ireland

Dovile Vildaite

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/9781447340645.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the impact of transnational family migration on the relationships between Lithuanian migrant adolescents living in Ireland and their non-migrant grandmothers residing in ... More


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