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Ageing and intergenerational relations : family reciprocity from a global perspective

Author: Misa Izuhara
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With socio-economic and demographic changes taking place in contemporary societies, new patterns of family relations are forming partly due to significant family changes, value shifts, precariousness in the labour market, and increasing mobility within and beyond national boundaries. This exciting book explores the exchange of support between generations and examines variations in contemporary practices and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Misa Izuhara
ISBN: 9781847422057 1847422055 9781847422040 1847422047
OCLC Number: 768089493
Description: ix, 165 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ̃Misa Izuhara; Globalization, global ageing and intergenerational change ̃Chris Phillipson; Theoretical perspectives on intergenerational solidarity, conflict and ambivalence ̃Ruth Katz and Ariela Lowenstein; Globalised intergenerational transmissions of housing wealth, reciprocity and return migration among UK based Caribbean elders ̃Ricky Joseph; Housing wealth and family reciprocity in East Asia ̃Misa Izuhara; Grandparents and HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa ̃Akpovire Oduaran and Choja Oduaran; Spiritual debts and gendered costs ̃Pascale F. Engelmajer and Misa Izuhara; Reciprocity in intergenerational relationships in stepfamilies; Lawrence Ganong and Marilyn Coleman; New patterns of family reciprocity? Policy challenges in ageing societies ̃Misa Izuhara.
Responsibility: edited by Misa Izuhara

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"Well-written, well-edited and compelling...timely and important" Journal of Comparative Family Studies "Students, academics, professionals and policymakers will find this text of particular value Read more...

 
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