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Grandparenting in divorced families

Neil Ferguson

Abstract

This book is the first in-depth exploration of grandparents' relationships with adult children and grandchildren in divorced families. It asks what part grandparents might play in public policy and whether measures should be taken to support their grandparenting role. Do they have a special place in family life that ought to be recognised in law? This ground-breaking book is intended for a wide readership. Grandparents and parents in divorced families will identify with many of the thoughts, feelings, and experiences reflected here. Academics in social science and law departments will encounte ... More

Keywords: grandparents, grandchild, grandparenting, divorced families, public policy, policy makers, family life, parents

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9781861344984
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Neil Ferguson, author