Family Dynamics and Intergenerational Relations: A Psycho-Social Analysis
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About the Book :
Indian society is at the crossroad between the dynamism of modernization and stability of tradition. This is best reflected in the changing nature of intergenerational relations (IGR) in Indian families. The changes have attracted widespread attention from policy makers to public intellectuals, with some vociferously opposing the effects of modernity and some supporting the shift as rise of the individual. This book is a psychological mapping of interactions and relationships among different generations in terms of attitudes, beliefs, values, and familial role obligations. The integration of psychological, anthropological, and sociological perspectives enriches the content and provides a holistic view to readers.
About Author :
Sunil K. Verma is working as Assistant Professor in Vivekananda College, Delhi University. He has published more than 20 research papers in and reputed nationals and international journals in the area of Gerontology and Applied Social Psychology and participated various National and International Conferences. He has been involved in various research projects, some of which are results of multinational collaborations. Dr. Verma has been recognized as "Emerging Psychologist" by the organizers of International Congress of Psychology 2012 in Cape Town and has received several Fellowships to participate in International Conferences from UGC, IUPSY and ARTS.