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The Changing contract across generations / [electronic resource] Vern L. Bengtson and W. Andrew Achenbaum, editors.

Contributor(s): Bengtson, Vern L | Achenbaum, W. Andrew.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Social institutions and social change. Publisher: New York : A. de Gruyter, c1993Description: xviii, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0202304590 (acid-free paper); 9780202304595 (acid-free paper); 0202304604 (pbk. : acid-free paper); 9780202304601 (pbk. : acid-free paper).Subject(s): Youth -- Attitudes -- Cross-cultural studies | Older people -- Attitudes -- Cross-cultural studies | Conflict of generations -- Cross-cultural studies | Ancianos -- Actitudes -- Estudios culturales comparados | Conflicto entre generaciones -- Estudios culturales comparados | Jeunesse -- Attitudes -- Études transculturelles | Personnes âgées -- Attitudes -- Études transculturelles | Conflit de générations -- Études transculturelles | Generationskonflikt | Einstellung | AufsatzsammlungDDC classification: 305.2 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Is the "contract across generations" changing? Effects of population aging on obligations and expectations across age groups / Vern L. Bengtson -- Generational relations in historical context / W. Andrew Achenbaum -- An historical perspective on support for schooling by different age cohorts / Maris A. Vinovskis -- Economic status of the young and old in the working-age population, 1964-1987 / Richard A. Easterlin, Diane J. Macunovich, and Eileen M. Crimmins -- Of deeds and contracts : filial piety perceived in contemporary Shanghai / Judith Treas and Wei Wang -- When the contract fails : care for the elderly in noindustrial cultures / Nancy Foner -- Conflict over intergenerational equity : rhetoric and reality in a comparative context / Victor W. Marshall, Fay Lomax Cook, and Joanne Gard Marshall --
Intergenerational relations and welfare restructuring : the social construction of an intergenerational problem / Alan Walker -- Connections : kin and cohort / Matilda White Riley and John W. Riley, Jr. -- Intergenerational relations : gender, norms, and behavior / Alice S. Rossi -- A lifetime of privilege? Aging and generations at century's end / David W. Thomson -- Interest group politics : generational changes in the politics of aging / Fernando M. Torres-Gil -- Setting the agenda for research on cohorts and generations : theoretical, political, and policy implications / Jill Quadagno, W. Andrew Achenbaum, and Vern L. Bengtson.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-297) and index.

Is the "contract across generations" changing? Effects of population aging on obligations and expectations across age groups / Vern L. Bengtson -- Generational relations in historical context / W. Andrew Achenbaum -- An historical perspective on support for schooling by different age cohorts / Maris A. Vinovskis -- Economic status of the young and old in the working-age population, 1964-1987 / Richard A. Easterlin, Diane J. Macunovich, and Eileen M. Crimmins -- Of deeds and contracts : filial piety perceived in contemporary Shanghai / Judith Treas and Wei Wang -- When the contract fails : care for the elderly in noindustrial cultures / Nancy Foner -- Conflict over intergenerational equity : rhetoric and reality in a comparative context / Victor W. Marshall, Fay Lomax Cook, and Joanne Gard Marshall --

Intergenerational relations and welfare restructuring : the social construction of an intergenerational problem / Alan Walker -- Connections : kin and cohort / Matilda White Riley and John W. Riley, Jr. -- Intergenerational relations : gender, norms, and behavior / Alice S. Rossi -- A lifetime of privilege? Aging and generations at century's end / David W. Thomson -- Interest group politics : generational changes in the politics of aging / Fernando M. Torres-Gil -- Setting the agenda for research on cohorts and generations : theoretical, political, and policy implications / Jill Quadagno, W. Andrew Achenbaum, and Vern L. Bengtson.

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