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ISBN 9780895031662
Published June 15, 1995 by Routledge
234 Pages

 
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Helps you recognise the continuity that runs across the generations from grandparents to grandchildren. This work provides a clear perspective on the actual experiences of the lives of our family and friends.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Kith, Kin and Kind in Later Life More Complexity than Meets the Eye
Jon Hendricks

SECTION I: COUPLEHOOD IN LATER LIFE
 Outcomes of Equity/Inequity among Older Spouses

 Pat M. Keith, Robert B. Schafer, and Robbyn Wacker Spousal Characteristics as Predictors of Well-Being in Older Couples

 Cécile Quirouette and Dolores Pushkar Gold The Long-Term Marriage: Perceptions of Stability and Satisfaction

 Robert H. Lauer, Jeanette C. Lauer, and Sarah T. Kerr Husbands' and Wives' Perceptions of Marital Fairness across the Family Life Cycle

 Candida C. Peterson Aging Couples and Disability Management

 A. Grand, A. Grand-Filaire,and J. Pous

SECTION II: A UNION BROKEN
 Widowhood in Elderly Women: Exploring its Relationship to Community Integration, Hassles, Stress, Social Support, and Social Support Seeking

 Julie Pellman The Impact of Religious Orientation in Conjugal Bereavement among Older Adults

 Christopher H. Rosik Elder Maltreatment Items, Subgroups, and Types: Policy and Practice Implications

 Philip A. Hall A Case-Comparison Analysis of Elder Abuse and Neglect

 Michael A. Godkin, Rosalie S. Wolf, and Karl A. Pillemer

SECTION III: GRANDPARENTING
 Raising Expectations for Grandparents: A Three Generational Study

 Robert Strom and Shirley Strom Grandchildren and Grandparents: Roles, Influences, and Relation- Relationships

 Karen A. Roberto and Johanna Stroes Adult Grandchildren and Their Grandparents: The Enduring Bond

 Lynne Gershenson Hodgson Grandparents and Adult Grandchildren: What Do they Do for One Another?

 Nieli Langer Gender and Perceptions of Grandparenthood

 Jeanne L. Thomas Strengths and Needs of Black Grandparents

 Robert Strom, Pat Collinsworth, Shirley Strom, and Dianne Griswold The Significance of Stepgrandparents

 Debra W. Trygstad and GregoryF. Sanders Contributors 

 

 

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