The consequences of the development of a beanpole kin structure on exchanges between generations: the case of Spain

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dc.contributor.author Meil Landwerlin, Gerardo
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Sociología es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-12T12:03:53Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-12T12:03:53Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Family Issues 27.8 (2006): 1-15 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0192-513X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10486/666756 en
dc.description.abstract This article analyzes the effects of the number of siblings, their sex composition, and other individualization indicators intertwined with the development of a beanpole-type kin structure on exchanges among generations in Spain. The effects of this development vary depending on the point of view adopted: that of the parents or that of the adult children. Although this development increases the likelihood of not having daughters who continue to act as kin keepers, there are no clear signs of a weakening of intergenerational ties deriving from the development of a beanpole-type kin structure. The biggest threat for the density of intergenerational relationships derives not so much from this development but from the geographical dispersion of generations caused by the lack of professional and employment opportunities for the younger generations. en_US
dc.format.extent 16 pag.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Sage Publications en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Family Issues en_US
dc.subject.other Family solidarity en_US
dc.subject.other Beanpole kin structure en_US
dc.subject.other Family networks en_US
dc.subject.other Family contacts en_US
dc.subject.other Family support en_US
dc.title The consequences of the development of a beanpole kin structure on exchanges between generations: the case of Spain en_US
dc.type article en_US
dc.subject.eciencia Sociología es_ES
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0192513X06288121 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/0192513X06288121
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 1
dc.identifier.publicationissue 8
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 15
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 27
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion en
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess en_US
dc.authorUAM Meil Landwerlin, Gerardo A. (259170)


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