ERIC Number: EJ425267
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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The Negative Side of the Relationship between Older Widows and Their Adult Children: The Mothers' Perspective.
Talbott, Maria M.
Gerontologist, v30 n5 p595-603 Oct 1990
Examined relationships between older parents and their adult children in qualitative study of 55 older widowed mothers. Found the older mother-adult child relationship may be characterized by a power differential, such that some older mothers feel subordinate to their adult children. Applies exchange theory. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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