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ERIC Number: EJ181012
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Publication Date: 1978
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Contributions of Extended Families to the Support Systems of Metropolitan Area Widows: Limitations of the Modified Kin Network
Lopata, Helena Znaniecki
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 40, 2, 355-63, May 78
An examination of the economic, service, social and emotional support systems of Chicago area widows indicates an infrequency of appearance of the extended kin. Children and, in the case of younger widows, parents, are frequent contributors to these support systems. (Author)
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