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dc.contributor.authorSreeja, Narayanankuttyen_US
dc.contributor.authorDommaraju, Premchanden_US
dc.date.accessioned2023-03-31T03:33:37Z-
dc.date.available2023-03-31T03:33:37Z-
dc.date.issued2023-
dc.identifier.citationSreeja, N. & Dommaraju, P. (2023). Grandparenting and intergenerational solidarity in Singapore. Journal of Population and Social Studies, 31, 271-285. https://dx.doi.org/10.25133/JPSSv312023.016en_US
dc.identifier.issn2465-4418en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10356/165572-
dc.description.abstractDemographic, social, and structural changes are transforming intergenerational relationships and aging experiences in Asia. While multigenerational families have increased and the duration of grandparenting has lengthened, multigenerational households have declined. Grandparents are increasingly embedded in multigenerational support, care, and reciprocal relationships. The paper examines cognitive and affective dimensions of intergenerational solidarity and ambivalence through the lens of grandparenting using qualitative data from the city-state of Singapore. The findings show that grandparents cherish their relationships with their grandchildren. Grandparents phrased their relationships in terms of affection rather than obligation and duties. Also, not co-residing has not weakened the bonds between generations. Another finding is the strong norm among grandparents of not interfering in the lives of their children and grandchildren but being available for themen_US
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dc.relation.ispartofJournal of Population and Social Studiesen_US
dc.rights© 2023 The Author(s). Published by Institute for Population and Social Research Mahidol University. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.en_US
dc.subjectSocial sciences::Sociology::Family, marriage and womenen_US
dc.titleGrandparenting and intergenerational solidarity in Singaporeen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Social Sciencesen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.25133/JPSSv312023.016-
dc.description.versionPublished versionen_US
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dc.identifier.volume31en_US
dc.identifier.spage271en_US
dc.identifier.epage285en_US
dc.subject.keywordsAsiaen_US
dc.subject.keywordsGrandparentinen_US
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