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Intergenerational relations: European perspectives in family and society

Isabelle Albert and Dieter Ferring


Population ageing today affects most industrialised countries and this will have an impact on many facets of the social system. Intergenerational relationships will play a key role in dealing with demographical and societal change. This book provides innovative views in the multidisciplinary research field of intergenerational family relations in society with a focus on Europe. Different, but complementary, perspectives are integrated, bringing together international scholars from sociology, psychology and economics. Chapters are grouped into three thematic sections which cover conceptual issu ... More

Keywords: intergenerational relations, family, society, multidisciplinary, socio-demographic change, Europe, research, policy, practice

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9781447300984
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447300984.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Isabelle Albert, author

Dieter Ferring, author

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Isabelle Albert and Dieter Ferring

Part I Conceptual issues regarding intergenerational relations

Part II Multigenerational and cross-cultural perspectives

Part III Applied issues and practical focus

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