Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: Booth 40
RC11 Sociology of Aging (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Virpi TIMONEN, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and Sara ARBER, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Contemporary Grandparenthood In Germany: A Perspective Of Social Inequality (Oral Presentation)
Katharina MAHNE, German Centre of Gerontology, Germany

Grandparents Who Care for Children While Parents Work: Characteristics and Time Use Patterns (Oral Presentation)
Lyn CRAIG, University of New South Wales, Australia; Bridget JENKINS, University of New South Wales, Australia

Experiencing It like a “Gogo”: Intergenerational Relationships in South Africa (Oral Presentation)
Jacobus HOFFMAN, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, United Kingdom

The Perception of Leisure By Grandparents in the Era of Active Ageing: Conflicting or Complementary Roles? (Oral Presentation)
Lucie GALCANOVA, Masaryk University, Czech Republic; Marcela PETROVA KAFKOVA, Masaryk University, Czech Republic; Lucie VIDOVICOVA, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

What Drives National Differences in Intensive Grandparental Childcare in Europe? (Oral Presentation)
Debora PRICE, King's College London, United Kingdom; Giorgio DI GESSA, King's College London, United Kingdom; Karen GLASER, King's College London, United Kingdom; Anthea TINKER, King's College London, United Kingdom; Eloi RIBE MONTSERRAT, King's College London, United Kingdom

Transnational Grandparenting By Minority Ethnic Groups Living in England and Wales (Oral Presentation)
Vanessa BURHOLT, Swansea University, United Kingdom; Christina VICTOR, Brunel University, United Kingdom

Use It or Lose It? the Impact of Grandchild-Caring on Grandparents' Cognitive Functioning in Rural China (Distributed Paper)
Lu SONG, Soochow University, China; Liang LI, Soochow University, China

Intergenerational Relations in Rural Tamil Nadu: Grandparent –Grandchild Relations from the Perspective of Grandchildren (Distributed Paper)
Rangasamy MARUTHAKUTTI, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University,, India

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