Grandparents: An Annotated Bibliography on Roles, Rights and Relationships

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This annotated bibliography provides family life educators, gerontologists, developmental psychologists, child care providers, and family law practitioners with more than one thousand citations to books, chapters, journal articles, theses and dissertations, and selective newspaper articles. Chapters are arranged under broad topics including: grandparental roles, minority group grandparents, the grandparent-parent relationship, the grandparent-grandchild relationship, grandparents and divorce/remarriage, and the ...

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Overview

This annotated bibliography provides family life educators, gerontologists, developmental psychologists, child care providers, and family law practitioners with more than one thousand citations to books, chapters, journal articles, theses and dissertations, and selective newspaper articles. Chapters are arranged under broad topics including: grandparental roles, minority group grandparents, the grandparent-parent relationship, the grandparent-grandchild relationship, grandparents and divorce/remarriage, and the legal rights of grandparents. The bibliography also contains demographic data and an appendix of selected legislation affecting grandparents. With author, subject, and case indexes.

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Editorial Reviews

Reference Reviews
Carol Ann Strauss has searched the literature thoroughly and imaginatively...The quality of the annotations is impressive also; averaging half a page and written in a lucid English which clearly conveys the substance of the article, chapter, thesis or report.
Ageing and Society
Well organized thematically...a rich quarry for researchers on aging.
CHOICE
Useful for graduate collections supporting law, criminal justice, psychology, geriatrics, education, and social work program.
American Reference Books Annual
It is easy to see that this volume could be useful to the social scientist interested in studying the role that grandparents play in society...recommended for college libraries and public libraries with a large research collection.
Choice
Useful for graduate collections supporting law, criminal justice, psychology, geriatrics, education, and social work program.
American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)
It is easy to see that this volume could be useful to the social scientist interested in studying the role that grandparents play in society...recommended for college libraries and public libraries with a large research collection.
Booknews
Responding to the growing interest in the study of grandparenthood and grandparent relationships with adult children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, compiles extensive descriptions of over 1,000 works from social science, law, child development, nursing, psychology, and other fields. Among the dimensions considered are minority groups, perceptions and portrayals, and divorce and remarriage. Legal rights are covered for such cases as visitation, adoption and post- adoption, child custody and the rights of third parties, and the Indian Child Welfare Act. Selections of relevant legislation for each state are appended. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810831353
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/1996
  • Pages: 560
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Carol Ann Strauss is a reference librarian at the Library of Congress.

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