The Elderly in Urban Indian Families: Conflict in Solidarity

By: Sunanda Rabindranathan

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In the coming years, the elderly population in India will grow phenomenally. At the same time the Family size is reducing, more so in urban areas. Due to housing shortage and an increase in the number of women joining the labour force, an increasing number of elderly people are beginning to share residence with their adult children. Interactions are a natural consequence, which may give rise to conflict situation in the family. This book develops a taxonomy of conflicts arising out of these interactions and examines the issues of conflict in economically sound contemporary urban families. The resolution of some of these conflicts has also been delved into. Besides highlighting a social dimension to the problem of ageing, a new will be of relevance to any reader interested in knowing about the consequences of Changes in the structure of contemporary urban families in India. CONTENTS: 1. Introduction 2. Sociology of Ageing 3. Urban Family Conflicts and the Elderly 4. Resolving Conflicts 5. Conclusion Printed Pages: 140.

Title: The Elderly in Urban Indian Families: Conflict in Solidarity

Author Name: Sunanda Rabindranathan

Categories: India, Anthropology,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2006

ISBN: 8176465127

ISBN 13: 9788176465120

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 110256

Keywords: The Elderly in Urban Indian Families: Conflict in Solidarity Sunanda Rabindranathan