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Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships and the Life Course Perspective

  • Laura Hess Brown
  • Paul A. Roodin
Part of the The Springer Series in Adult Development and Aging book series (SSAD)

Abstract

In this chapter, we outline the importance of grandparent-grandchild relationships, review previous research, and consider the life course perspective as a theoretical framework for studying grandparent-grandchild relationships.

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Emotional Closeness Intergenerational Relationship Maternal Grandparent Paternal Grandparent Journal ofMarriage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura Hess Brown
    • 1
  • Paul A. Roodin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyState University of New York at OswegoOswegoUSA
  2. 2.Office of Experience-Based EducationState University of New York at OswegoOswegoUSA

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