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Intimacy and Ageing : New Relationships in Later Life - (Hardcover)

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This book draws on international research, comparative international data, and the authors’ own interviews with people in Sweden to reveal older people’s attitudes, expectations, and experiences of romantic partnerships. The book examines the changing structural preconditions of late-life repartnering from both theoretical and empirical standpoints, then describes how these structural changes play out in individual lives and intimate relationships, using their survey data and individual biographies of respondents to give examples. The results offer insight on reasons for initiating and developing new romantic relationships in later life, advantages for social support and autonomy, and preferences regarding marriage and alternative unions in later life. Distributed in North America by University of Chicago Press. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 212
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Ageing in a Global Context
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Torbjorn Bildtgard & Peter u00c3u2013berg
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2017
TCIN: 51893102
UPC: 9781447326496
Item Number (DPCI): 248-36-9021
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