ERIC Number: EJ440696
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Intergenerational Solidarity in Aging Families: An Example of Formal Theory Construction.
Bengtson, Vern L.; Roberts, Robert E. L.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v53 n4 p856-70 Nov 1991
Describes development of theory of solidarity among parents and children during adult family life course. Reports on four stages in theory's development: taxonomy of six dimensions of intergenerational family cohesion; revision of theory informed by empirical tests; translation of elements of revised theory into structural equation model; and discussion of results and suggestions for future work. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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