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Interrelations between Generations in Historical Perspective

  • Birgitta Odén

Abstract

Relations between the generations—between the old and their grown-up children—are determined by several factors:
  • biologically through the genetic likenesses between individuals in the same family but different generations.

  • emotionally through the feelings of affection—or hatred — which arise during the human child’s long dependence on his or her parents.

  • socially through the cultural codes which every society develops for its collective survival.

Keywords

Crime Statistic Cultural Code Swedish Model Charitable Institution Collective Survival 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Birgitta Odén
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of HistoryUniversity of LundLundSweden

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