ERIC Number: EJ411483
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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College Students' Expectations of Grandparent and Grandchild Role Behaviors.
Kennedy, Gregory E.
Gerontologist, v30 n1 p43-48 Feb 1990
Survey responses of 704 college students revealed that majority had at least 1 grandparent and some had 8 or more. Students identified degree of closeness with closest grandmother and grandfather. Students' perceptions of grandparent and grandchild roles were generally positive, indicating affection and respect for grandparents. Found differences on role attitudes among students from various backgrounds. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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