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Theoretical perspectives on intergenerational solidarity, conflict and ambivalence

Ruth Katz and Ariela Lowenstein

in Ageing and intergenerational relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422057
eISBN:
9781447301424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422057.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter aims to highlight the development of the conceptual and theoretical bases on which the intergenerational solidarity-conflict and ambivalence paradigms were shaped. It notes that further ... More


How grandparents influence the religiosity of their grandchildren: a mixed-methods study of three-generation families in the United States

Vern L. Bengtson and Merril Silverstein

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/9781447340645.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines how grandparents influence (and don’t influence) the religiosity of descending generations within families in the United States. Using data from a longitudinal study of ... More


Children of Zeus in the Homeric Hymns: Generational Succession

Nancy Felson

in The Homeric Hymns: Interpretative Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199589036
eISBN:
9780191728983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589036.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter offers a reading of intergenerational conflict in the long Homeric Hymn to Apollo and the twenty‐eighth Hymn to Athena. Detailed attention is given to the relationship of the poem's ... More


The Anger of the Rishis

Lawrence Cohen

in No Aging in India: Alzheimer's, The Bad Family, and Other Modern Things

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520083967
eISBN:
9780520925328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520083967.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The positioning of the old person in the third-person terms of hot/cold and other oppositions points not only to the physiological but the social body of the abstracted elder. The windy and dry ... More


The “Strawberry Generation”: Two Views on Intergenerational Relations in Post–Cold War Taiwan

Emily Murphy

in Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815163
eISBN:
9781496815200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815163.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Emily Murphy discusses the film adaptation of Jimmy Liao’s The Starry Starry Night (2009) and Chang Ta-Chun’s children’s book Wild Child (1996) in the light of national social issues in Taiwan, ... More


Filicide

Kevin M. F. Platt

in Terror and Greatness: Ivan and Peter as Russian Myths

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448133
eISBN:
9780801460951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448133.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter turns to middle and late nineteenth-century traditions in representations of Ivan the Terrible and Peter the Great. It focuses on stories of intergenerational conflict and violence that ... More


Ingratitude: The Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature

erin Khuê Ninh

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758441
eISBN:
9780814759196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758441.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Anger and bitterness tend to pervade narratives written by second-generation Asian American daughters, despite their largely unremarkable upbringings. This book explores this apparent paradox, ... More


The Filial Debtor: Jade Snow Wong

erin Khuê Ninh

in Ingratitude: The Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758441
eISBN:
9780814759196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758441.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides a reading of Jade Snow Wong's Fifth Chinese Daughter, which closely critiques the logic implicit in intergenerational conflict. The beginning of Wong's autobiography invokes an ... More


Yeder zeyger a yortsayt: The Past as Memory in Postwar Literature

in Music from a Speeding Train: Jewish Literature in Post-Revolution Russia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774437
eISBN:
9780804779043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774437.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter explores how Jewish literature after World War II avoids the teleology of Soviet historical narrative, in which the past serves as a bridge to the bright future. Authors such as Semen ... More


On Irony, Brahminism, and Intergeneration

Ester Gallo

in The Fall of Gods: Memory, Kinship, and Middle Classes in South India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199469307
eISBN:
9780199089871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199469307.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter seven looks at intergenerational engagement with brahmins’ contemporary politics of identity through the perspective of irony. It delves into how older sections of Nambudiri society ... More


. My Wise Mother Said Two Things

Pauline Wengeroff

in Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Two

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804768801
eISBN:
9780804790710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768801.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Situated in the second half of the nineteenth century, Memoirs tells the story of the dissolution of tradition in Russian Jewish society through the experience of one family. This chapter describes ... More


Afterword: The Ending

erin Khuê Ninh

in Ingratitude: The Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758441
eISBN:
9780814759196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758441.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter references a number of recently published texts, including Jhumpa Lahiri's short story, “Only Goodness” (2008); Sheba Karim's novel, Skunk Girl (2009); and Samantha Lê's ... More


Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Two

Pauline Wengeroff

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804768801
eISBN:
9780804790710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768801.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book is an unabridged translation and critical edition of Pauline Wengeroff’s Memoirs of a Grandmother. Situated in the second half of the nineteenth century, the volume tells the story of the ... More


. Kovno

Pauline Wengeroff

in Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Two

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804768801
eISBN:
9780804790710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768801.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Situated in the second half of the nineteenth century, Memoirs tells the story of the dissolution of tradition in Russian Jewish society through the experience of one family. This chapter depicts ... More


. The Second Period of Enlightenment

Pauline Wengeroff

in Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Two

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804768801
eISBN:
9780804790710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768801.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Situated in the second half of the nineteenth century, Memoirs tells the story of the dissolution of tradition in Russian Jewish society through the experience of one family. This chapter depicts the ... More


. Vilna

Pauline Wengeroff

in Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Two

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804768801
eISBN:
9780804790710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768801.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Situated in the second half of the nineteenth century, Memoirs tells the story of the dissolution of tradition in Russian Jewish society through the experience of one family. This chapter depicts ... More


The Yi of Family Sacrifice: Chinese Americans’ Highest Values

Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, and Helen Jin Kim

in Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190875923
eISBN:
9780190875954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875923.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 details Chinese Americans’ highest values and the central narrative by which they make sense of their lives: family sacrifice. Those under 30 tended to be “maximizing world-changers.” They ... More


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