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Handbook of families and aging

Author: Rosemary Blieszner; Victoria Hilkevitch Bedford
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive reference in family gerontology reviews and critiques the recent theoretical, empirical, and methodological literature; identifies future research directions; and makes recommendations for gerontology professionals.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Handbook of families and aging.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2012
(DLC) 2012022315
(OCoLC)690088607
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Blieszner; Victoria Hilkevitch Bedford
ISBN: 9780313381744 0313381747
OCLC Number: 827944884
Notes: Rev. ed. of: Handbook of aging and the family. 1995.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource : ill.
Contents: The family context of aging / Rosemary Blieszner and Victoria Hilkevitch Bedford --
Demographic trends and later life families in the 21st century / Emily M. Agree and Mary Elizabeth Hughes --
Theoretical directions for studying family ties and aging / Ingrid Arnet Connidis --
Innovative research methods for family gerontology / Aloen L. Townsend --
Marriage and other partnered relationships in middle an late adulthood / Jamila Bookwala --
Sibling relationships from middle to old age / Victoria Hilkevitch Bedford and Paula Smith Avioli --
Aging parents and adult children: determinants of relationship quality / Jori Sechrist, ... [et al.] --
Grandparenthood: grandchild and great-grandchild relationships / Bert Hayslip, Jr. and Kyle S. Page --
Relationships in older stepfamilies / Lawrence Ganong and Marilyn Coleman --
The importance of discretionary and fictive kin relationships for older adults / Marieke Voorpostel --
Intersectionality and aging families / Toni Calasanti and K. Jill Kiecolt --
Ethnic and cultural diversity in aging families: implications for resource allocation and well-being across generations / Merril Silverstein, Jessica Lendon, and Roseann Giarrusso --
Older rural adults and their families / Norah Keating and Stephanie Fletcher --
Aging families and immigration / Paula M. Usita and Holly B. Shakya --
U.S. old age policy and families / Madonna Harrington Meyer and Chantell Frazier --
Legal issues in aging families / Marshall B. Kapp --
Elder abuse in aging families / Pamela B. Teaster, Tenzin Wangmo, and Frances B. Vorsky --
Family gerontechnology: an emergent agenda for research, policy, and practice / Jennifer M. Kinney and Cary S. Kart --
Families and retirement / Maximiliane E. Szinovacz, ... [et al.] --
Divorce and widowhood in later life / Deborah Carr and Tetyana Pudrovska --
Family caregiving in later life: shifting paradigms / Rachel Pruchno and Laura N. Gitlin --
Turning points in later life: grief and bereavement / Brian de Vries --
New directions for family gerontology: where do we go from here? / Victoria Hilkevitch Bedford and Rosemary Blieszner.
Other Titles: Handbook of aging and the family.
Responsibility: Rosemary Blieszner and Victoria Hilkevitch Bedford, editors.

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