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ERIC Number: EJ566112
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
Becoming a Grandparent: A Longitudinal Study of Expectations and Early Experiences as a Function of Sex and Lineage.
Somary, Karen; Stricker, George
Gerontologist, v38 n1 p53-61 Feb 1998
Compares expectations and experiences of grandparenthood by sex and lineage. Grandmothers reported greater satisfaction and overall meaning in grandparenthood than grandfathers; grandfathers felt more able to offer childrearing advice to the parents. Maternal grandparents were more satisfied in grandparenthood than they expected to be. (MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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