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Title Contemporary grandparenting : changing family relationships in global contexts / edited by Sara Arber and Virpi Timonen.

Publication Info. Bristol : Policy, 2012.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.8745 C761C    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A new look at grandparenting / Virpi Timonen and Sara Arber -- Transformations in the role of grandparents across welfare states / Katharina Herlofson and Gunhild H. Hagestad -- The wellbeing of grandparents caring for grandchildren in rural China and the United States / Linsey Baker and Merril Silverstein -- Grandmothers juggling work and grandchildren in the United States / Madonna Harrington Meyer -- Solidarity, ambivalence and multigenerational co-residence in Hong Kong / Lisanne S.F. Ko -- Grandparenting in the context of care for grandchildren by foreign domestic workers / Shirley Hsiao-Li Sun -- Being there, yet not interfering: the paradoxes of grandparenting / Vanessa May, Jennifer Mason and Lynda Clarke -- Grandparental agency after adult children's divorce / Virpi Timonen and Martha Doyle -- Grandfathering: the construction of new identities and masculinities / Anna Tarrant -- Understanding adolescent grandchildren's influence on their grandparents / Alice Delerue Matos and Rita Borges Neves -- Social contact between grandparents and older grandchildren: a three-generation perspective / Katharina Mahne and Oliver Huxhold -- Grandparenting in the 21st century: new directions / Sara Arber and Virpi Timonen.
Subject Grandparenting -- Social aspects.
Added Author Arber, Sara, 1949-
Timonen, Virpi.
ISBN 9781847429681 hardback
1847429688 hardback
184742967X paperback
9781847429674 paperback
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