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Families, intergenerational bonds and aging in sub-Saharan Africa

Families, intergenerational bonds and aging in sub-Saharan Africa
Families, intergenerational bonds and aging in sub-Saharan Africa
This Research Note proposes a rationale, and offers a set of initial parameters, for an explicit effort to forge a policy and scientifically relevant family gerontology for Africa. It builds on a critical appraisal of dominant policy discourses in the region and existing research efforts on families and aging, specifically in sub-Saharan Africa.
0714-9808
282-289
Aboderin, Isabella
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Hoffman, Jaco
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Aboderin, Isabella
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Hoffman, Jaco
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Aboderin, Isabella and Hoffman, Jaco (2015) Families, intergenerational bonds and aging in sub-Saharan Africa. [in special issue: 3] Canadian Journal on Aging, 34, 282-289. (doi:10.1017/S0714980815000239). (PMID:26300188)

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This Research Note proposes a rationale, and offers a set of initial parameters, for an explicit effort to forge a policy and scientifically relevant family gerontology for Africa. It builds on a critical appraisal of dominant policy discourses in the region and existing research efforts on families and aging, specifically in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Accepted/In Press date: 8 April 2015
e-pub ahead of print date: 24 August 2015
Published date: September 2015
Organisations: Gerontology

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Local EPrints ID: 396509
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/396509
ISSN: 0714-9808
PURE UUID: 426be351-8a46-49b7-be81-0400af8bbe9a

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Date deposited: 10 Jun 2016 08:55
Last modified: 19 Jul 2019 19:59

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Author: Jaco Hoffman

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