ERIC Number: EJ462178
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Racial Comparisons of the Grandmother Role: Implications for Strengthening the Family Support System of Older Black Women.
Kivett, Vira R.
Family Relations, v42 n2 p165-72 Apr 1993
Examined ethnic diversity of the grandmother role and implications for strengthening support networks of older African-American women. Findings from 79 African-American grandmothers and 87 white grandmothers 65 years of age and older showed cultural distinctions in grandmother role. Results have important implications for strengthening the natural support network of older African-American women. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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