ERIC Number: EJ614517
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Affiliation, Pride, Exchange, and Distance in Grandparents' Accounts of Relationships with Their College-Aged Grandchildren.
Harwood, Jake; Lin, Mei-Chen
Journal of Communication, v50 n3 p31-47 Sum 2000
Discusses four themes that emerged from grandparents' written accounts of conversations with their college-aged grandchildren. Argues that expressions of affiliation, pride, exchange (of advice and information), and feeling distance from their grandchildren are fundamental elements of the relationship from the grandparents' perspectives. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Negotiating Lifestyle Options in Later Life.