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Ageing and intergenerational relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective

Ageing and intergenerational relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective (Hardback)

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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 book explores the exchange of support between generations and examines variations in contemporary practices and rationales in different regions and societies. It draws on both theoretical perspectives and empirical analysis in relation to new patterns of family reciprocity. Contributors discuss both newly emerging patterns and more established ones which are now being affected due to various opportunities and pressures in contemporary societies.

The book is split into two parts, the first (Chapters one to four) reviews key theoretical and conceptual debates in this field, while the second (Chapter five to nine) offers insights and an understanding of exchange practices based on case studies from different regions and different relationships.

Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyFamily & relationshipsIntergenerational relationshipsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: family & relationships Publisher: Policy Press Publication Date: 17/02/2010 ISBN-13: 9781847422057  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Misa Izuhara is Senior Research Fellow in the School for Policy Studies at the University of Bristol, UK. She has been working extensively in the areas of ageing and intergenerational relations, housing and social change, and comparative policy analysis between the East and the West. She is the Editor of the international journal, Policy & Politics.

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