Intergenerational solidarity and the family–welfare state balance

  title={Intergenerational solidarity and the family–welfare state balance},
  author={S. O. Daatland and A. Lowenstein},
  journal={European Journal of Ageing},
  • S. O. Daatland, A. Lowenstein
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • European Journal of Ageing
  • The article addresses the strength and character of intergenerational family solidarity under different family cultures and welfare state regimes in order to answer the following two questions: (1) Is intergenerational solidarity stronger under the more collectivist southern family tradition than under the more individualist northern tradition? (2) Is more generous access to social care services a risk or a resource for family care? These questions are explored with data from the OASIS project… CONTINUE READING
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