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Intergenerational Relationships among Stepfamilies in the UK

Sarah Harper

in Families in Ageing Societies: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199251162
eISBN:
9780191602740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251169.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines grandparenting as an integral part of intergenerational relationships in stepfamilies. It argues that rather than creating a new order of relationships between generations, ... More


History of Stepfamilies in Early America

Lisa Wilson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618425
eISBN:
9781469618449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618449.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Stepfamilies are not a modern invention. George Washington, the father of the United States, was a stepfather, but despite this reality, the history of stepfamilies in America has yet to be fully ... More


Reciprocity in intergenerational relationships in stepfamilies

Lawrence H. Ganong and Marilyn Coleman

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/9781847422057.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines research and clinical writing on intergenerational relations in stepfamilies. It draws on over twenty-four studies conducted in the US about intergenerational responsibilities ... More


The New Vision Meets the New Family

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

in Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on recent changes in the structure and characteristics of the families who interact with the new paradigm of family dispute resolution. These changes include the decline of ... More


Brothers and Sisters

Lisa Wilson

in History of Stepfamilies in Early America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618425
eISBN:
9781469618449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618449.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on sibling relationships within stepfamilies. When a parent died, siblings often worked together for the good of the family. Fictional representations of stepfamily life depicts ... More


Epilogue

Lisa Wilson

in History of Stepfamilies in Early America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618425
eISBN:
9781469618449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618449.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how prejudice against stepfamilies still influence people's perception in the modern world. Stepfathers, stepmothers, and stepchildren are still burdened by stereotypes. Some ... More


4 The New Vision Meets the New Family

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

in Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on recent changes in the structure and characteristics of the families who interact with the new paradigm of family dispute resolution. These changes include the decline of ... More


Healthy Transitions to Family Formation

Erin Kramer Holmes, Geoffrey Brown, Kevin Shafer, and Nate Stoddard

in Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Third Decade of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190260637
eISBN:
9780190672737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260637.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The chapter “Healthy Transitions to Family Formation” focuses on two features of family formation: preparing to build long-term partnerships and preparing to become parents. The chapter pays special ... More


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