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Intergenerational relationships : conversations on practices and research across cultures

Author: Elizabeth Larkin
Publisher: New York : Haworth Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Intergenerational Relationships: Conversations on Practice and Research Across Cultures focuses on the impact of family and community relationships on pressing social problems. Respected international authorities reveal how cultures from Africa, Asia, and Europe value connections among people of different ages and how these relationships are used to address crucial social problems. Insightful research bridges  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Cross-cultural studies Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Intergenerational relationships.
New York : Haworth Press, ©2004
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Larkin
ISBN: 0789026252 9780789026255 0789026260 9780789026262
OCLC Number: 56617118
Notes: "Co-published simultaneously as Journal of intergenerational relationships, volume 2, number 3/4 2004."
Papers presented at a colloquium on "Enhancing Global Social Change through Intergenerational Initiatives," held Oct. 19-20, 2003 at the University of Pittsburgh.
Description: xiii, 233 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface / Dov Friedlander --
Introduction / Elizabeth Larkin --
Intergenerational Relationships in Families --
Family Studies and Intergenerational Studies: Intersections and Opportunities / Roma Stovall Hanks, James J. Ponzetti, Jr. --
Intergenerational Cultural Transmission Among the Akan of Ghana / Joseph K. Adjaye, Osei-Mensah Aborampah --
Intergenerational Impact of the AIDS Pandemic in Nigeria / Bede Eke --
The Elder in African Society: The View from Folklore and Literature / Joseph Mbele --
Understanding Intergenerational Relationships in India / N.K. Chadha --
Intergenerational Theory in Society: Building on the Past, Questions for the Future / Karen VanderVen --
Intergenerational Relationships in Communities --
Intergenerational Initiatives in Sweden / Ann-Kristin Bostrom --
A Faith-Based Intergenerational Health and Wellness Program / Mary Duquin, James McCrea, David Fetterman, Sabrina Nash --
Futures Festivals: An Intergenerational Strategy for Promoting Community Participation / Matthew Kaplan, Frank Higdon, Nancy Crago, Lucinda Robbins --
Terms for Intergenerational Relations Among the Tumbuka of Northern Malawi / Lupenga Mphande --
Transformations over Time in Generational Relationships in Africa / Choja Oduaran, Akpovire Oduaran --
Where We Are Now with Intergenerational Developments: An English Perspective / Norma Raynes --
" ... the (unbearable) 'in-betweenness' of being ... ": A Postmodern Exploration of Intergenerational Practices in Africa: A Framework Towards Programming / Jaco Hoffman --
Concluding Discussion.
Other Titles: Journal of intergenerational relationships.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Larkin [and others], editors.


Presents a variety of approaches to social and intergenerational issues from international authors. Discusses issues in two intergenerational categories: relationships in families and relationships  Read more...
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