ERIC Number: EJ280672
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
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Intergenerational Relations and Testamentary Patterns: An Exploration.
Engler-Bowles, Carol A.; Kart, Cary S.
Gerontologist, v23 n2 p167-73 Apr 1983
Examines inheritance practices reflecting changes in family relationships in a largely rural area from 1820 to 1967. A stratified sample of 60 probated wills was content analyzed. A familistic inheritance pattern dominated, indicating the strong influences of testator obligation to family with highest priority to conjugal relations. (Author/JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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