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    Modeling intergenerational relations in South India

    Vera-Sanso, Penny (2004) Modeling intergenerational relations in South India. Generations Review 14 , pp. 21-23.

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    Economic models of intergenerational relations in developing countries revolve around the idea of a contract: parents look after the young in return for support in old age. Using comparative data on intergenerational relations amongst the poor in rural and urban south India I argue that it is unwise to base policy measures on a model that cannot capture the complex and shifting patterns of family relations.


    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Depositing User: Penny Vera-Sanso
    Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2022 13:27
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 18:14


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