Consumption of care and intergenerational relations in the Irish context
Item Type:Journal Article
Citation:Conlon, C., Timonen, V., Scharf, T. and Carney, G., Consumption of care and intergenerational relations in the Irish context, Families, Relationships and Societies, 3, 1, 2014, 139 - 142(4)
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An ageing demographic and changing family practices in Western societies raise the question as to what kind of care landscape will emerge. An Irish study explores practices, experiences and meanings of relations between generations at family and societal levels using constructivist grounded theory. A process of 'generational observing' is found to be reshaping care practices albeit in ways that are contoured by class.
Type of material:Journal Article
Series/Report no:Families, Relationships and Societies
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