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Family practices in later life$
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Pat Chambers

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9781847420534

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847420534.001.0001

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Older parents and their adult children

Older parents and their adult children

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(p.27) Three Older parents and their adult children
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Family practices in later life
Author(s):

Pat Chambers

Graham Allan

Chris Phillipson

Mo Ray

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847420534.003.0003

This chapter explores the complex and diverse relationships between older people and their adult children, who may themselves be parents and grandparents. The foundation of this chapter is the assumption that those relationships are situated within an individual and collective biography and that continuities and discontinuities over the lifecourse will affect the negotiation of family relationships, the meanings attached to those relationships, and family practices.

Keywords:   older people, parents, grandparents, collective biography, lifecourse, family relationships, family practices

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