ANNA LAURA ZANATTA

The New Grandparents

Today grandparents are more important than in the past. They live longer, are healthier, and thus enjoy greater opportunities for sharing life experiences with younger generations. Their relationships with grandchildren are tighter and more affectionate, in that they are based on care relationships that allow mothers to participate in the labour market. Grandparents also provide a solid reference point in moments of family crisis and transformation, such as a separation, a divorce, or relocation. This book describes the variety of aspects involving a role that, despite change, endures through time, thus showing how family solidarity can help relieve family fragility.

Anna Laura Zanatta used to teach sociology of the family at "La Sapienza" University in Rome.

Introduzione
1. Nonni di ieri
2. Nonni di oggi
3. La solidarietà tra generazioni
4. Nonni e nipoti di fronte alla crisi e al cambiamento familiare
Conclusioni
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Buy:

book € 11,00
e-book € 6,49
Formato:  ePub , Kindle
series "Farsi un'idea"
pp. 128, 978-88-15-24481-9
publication year 2013

See also

copertina Un futuro più giusto
copertina Progresso
copertina Perché combattere la disuguaglianza
copertina The Seeds of the Future