Intergenerational Exchanges in Mexico: Types and Intensity of Support.

  title={Intergenerational Exchanges in Mexico: Types and Intensity of Support.},
  author={Cristina Sousa Gomes},
  journal={Current sociology. La Sociologie contemporaine},
  volume={55 4},
This article analyses exchanges of support between the elderly and adult generations and by gender, based on data from the United Nations household survey in Mexico City (SABE, 2000), and the National Study of Ageing and Health (ENASEM, 2001). Results indicate that in Mexico both generations - elderly parents and adult children - provide support, such as money, services, care or gifts for grandchildren, according to gender roles and the generation's resources. Men provide monetary support and… CONTINUE READING

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