10 Connecting generations: Societal policies and family relations

Wednesday, August 1, 2012: 9:00 AM-10:30 AM
NB 440 (Faculty of Economics)

RC11 Sociology of Aging (host committee)

Language: English
Session Organizer:
Anne MARTIN-MATTHEWS, University of British Columbia, Canada
Susan MCDANIEL, University of Lethbridge, Canada
An ethic of independence and diminished filial piety: Chinese widows' support systems in Canada (Oral Presentation)
Catherine CRAVEN, University of British Columbia , Canada; Anne MARTIN-MATTHEWS, University of British Columbia, Canada; Carolyn ROSENTHAL, McMaster University , Canada; Lynn MCDONALD, University of Toronto , Canada

Intergenerational split? The Turkish elderly parents and their adult children (Oral Presentation)
Gulcin CON, Middle East Technical University, Turkey; Sibel KALAYCIOGLU, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Women between caring for the elderly and for the youngsters (Oral Presentation)
Alda MOTTA, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil

Intergenerational households and well-being of the older persons' in Nigeria (Distributed Paper)
Elias WAHAB, lagos state university, Nigeria, Nigeria

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